Friday, January 23, 2009

Gambling Raid: Five Arrested, Rs 9,382/ seized

On 22/01/2009 at 1730 hrs PSI Bantwal Rural along with his staff on credible information conducted raid at Kademajalu Devasyapadoor village Bantwal Taluk. At the time of raid Police found 07 persons playing “Ander - Bahar” with cards. The Police seized cash Rs. 9,382/, 3 Nokia Mobile phones, a maruthi car, Kinetic Honda scooter and playing cards from the spot by arresting Lokanatha Bangera (49), Neelayya @ Dinesh Poojary (35), Abdul Razak (32), Avil D’Souza and Ashraf (32) who were indulging in gambling. However other accused Munna @ Melwin Pinto (36) and Udaya Poojary managed to escape from the scene. The total value of seized property is Rs.84, 382/.

In this connection, a case has been registered against the arrested persons in Bantwal Rural PS U/s 87 of the Karnataka Police Act.