Gambling Den Busted In Odisha’s Angul, 9 Arrested

Angul: Nine persons were arrested during a raid at a gambling den under Colliery Police Station limits in Angul district on Monday.

The accused have been identified as Pradeep Sahu (40), Umesh Chandra Swain (61), Pandit Sahoo (42), Ashok Behera (49), Sudarsan Pradhan (36), Dusmanta Behera (30), Sudarsan Biswal (49), Rajbalhab Naik (30) and Sudhira Naik (51).

Reportedly, at about 6 PM on Monday, a team led by SI SK Lenka were performing patrolling duty when they received information about the gambling. The team immediately proceeded to the spot and surrounded the gambling place and conducted the raid.

They managed to apprehend nine gamblers and seized cash of Rs 89,620 of different denominations, three sets of playing cards, one plastic mat and four motorcycles.