26 arrested for gambling

Berhampur (Odisha): Twenty-six persons were arrested for allegedly indulging in gambling as the police busted a racket on Mohada-Tamana road in Golanthara area in Odisha`s Ganjam district.

The police also seized cash around Rs 2.10 lakh, 32 motorcycles, 25 mobile phone sets, charger lights and tarpulin sheet from the spot during a raid yesterday.

Inspector-in-charge Golanthara PK Mishra said the arrested hailed from the nearby villages.
The police raided the place acting on a specific alert where the gambling was going on illegally for last the several months.