Central Crime Station Busts Gambling Den, Arrest 04, Seized Over One Lakh Rupees

Port Blair, Nov 03: Keeping its commitment of zero tolerance against illegal activities, the staff of PS Central Crime Station conducted raids at Restaurant Shanthi’s Kitchen, Brichgunj Chowk and arrested 04 gamblers.

On 02/11/2023 night, on receipt of credible information regarding Gambling at Shanthi’s Kitchen Restaurant, Brichgunj Chowk, and a team of PS CCS reached the spot and found four people playing cards in the restaurant. The team successfully caught all the Gamblers who tried to flee from the spot. All the 04 people were arrested and a total of Rs. 1, 16,400 was recovered from them including board money of Rs. 45,700/-. The apprehended gamblers were booked under section 5/7 of Andaman and Nicobar gambling regulation 1951. It was found that this gambling den was operated by A. Murugesan, S/o Mr.  P. Alagu R/o BathuBasti. The raid took place under the command of Mr. Kumar Abhishek, DANIPS, Dy.SP(CID) and under overall supervision of  Mr. Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP(CID).

The general public is requested to inform about any credible information pertaining to any kind of illegal activity on the following telephone numbers- 100, 232586, 233307, 9474257242. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.

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