Panaji, September 13
Forty-two individuals had been arrested following a playing raid by the Goa Police within the seaside village of Calangute in North Goa, a spokesperson stated on Sunday.
The North Goa district police, which carried out the raid on the resort Karishma Grande in Calangute village, within the early hours of Sunday, additionally seized round Rs 10 lakh in money, 57 cellphones and gambling-related paraphernalia.
“The 42 persons who were arrested were mostly from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Delhi. Two rooms on the fifth floor of the said hotel were used for the above gambling activity,” the spokesperson stated.
The police have booked the accused below Sections three and four of the Goa, Daman and Diu Gambling Act. — IANS