Ganjam: 216 Gamblers Held, Rs 15 Lakh Seized In Last 15 Days
Berhampur: Ganjam Police busted dozens of gambling dens in different places and arrested 216 gambles in the district in last fifteen days.
In this connection police has registered as many as 32 cases and sized more than Rs 15 lakh.
With Durga Puja and Kumar Purnima in sight, gambling has been rampant in Ganjam and as a result police has intensified their raids.
Berhampur Superintendent of Police Pinak Mishra stated that in the name of Dussehra, illegal activities like gambling will not be allowed in the district.
“All the SIs of the police stations in the district have been directed to keep a strict vigilance on gambling. In the name of tradition, the illegal practice will not be tolerated at any cost. Regularly we are conducting raids on the gambling dens and it will also continue in future,” stated Mishra.
(Edited by Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)