14 persons arrested at gambling den in Jajpur


Jajpur: Police on Friday arrested 14 persons during a raid on gambling den at Barhagadia under Kalinganagar police limits in Jajpur district.

The identities of the accused persons were not ascertained immediately.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the gambling den near Barhagadia and apprehended the gamblers red-handed. During the raid, cash worth over Rs 2 lakh, two cars and nine motorcycles have been seized from their possession.

Police said efforts are on to nab other persons involved in gambling.

A case has been registered under the Prevention of Gambling Act at Kalinganagar police station and further investigation is on, police added.

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