Rourkela: Police busted a gambling den at a hotel in Rourkela in Sundergarh district and apprehended 12 persons in this connection.
The accused persons were identified as Subhakant Behera, Saroj Agrawal, Raju Agrawal, Peter Khays, Lakhan Minz, Dinesh Jaiswal, Paresh Sahu, Sudhir Kediya, Shankarlal Sahu, Dharmendra Sharma, Nagarmal Agarwal, and Vijay Behera.
According to available information, Plant Site police raided a hotel named S.N International and arrested 12 persons for their alleged involvement in the illegal activity. The cops also seized two cars, five motorcycles, and 15 mobile phones from their possession.
Sources said, the gambling racket was running from the hotel for last few days. The gamblers used to reach the den in the evening and played cards till late at night. It is alleged that the ill-practice is being allowed in multiple clubs and hotels in the city.