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The Local Crime Branch of Nagpur Police, on Tuesday, September 21, arrested six accused for illegally running a gambling den in Khapa, Nagpur.
Acting on a tip-off, the team raided the den, which was located on the banks of Kanhan river. Officers caught six gamblers red handed for running an illegal racket.
They seized ₹5,500 cash and three bikes from the spot.
The six accused included- Deepak Deorao Surjuse (32), Sanjay Vimashankar Dhoke (46), Shailesh Narayan Gawli (44), Ankit Virju Kathote (27) and Satish Bhimrao Gajbhiye (40) and Pravin Laxmanrao Bawne (40).
Surjuse and Dhoke hailed from Bawangaon, whereas, the remaining four were residents of Khapa. All of the accused were arrested by the team of Khapa Police.
The Khapa Police booked the accused under the provisions of the Maharashtra Prevention of Gambling Act. Further investigation is in progress.
The successful operation was led by SP Rakesh Ola, Addl SP Rahul Maknikar and PI LCB Anil Jittawar. The arrests were made by Chandrashekhar Gadekar, Nilesh Barwe, Mahesh Jadhav, Rajendra Rewatkar and Dinesh Adhapure attached to Khapa Police Station.