Jalandhar4 hours ago
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Five accused caught betting with police party
CIA staff from Jalandhar in Punjab have caught five people who were betting on government lottery at Phagwara Gate, the busiest market in the heart of the city. These five were calling the customers loudly in a shop located inside a street of Phagwara Gate Market, making a loud sound of 100 rupees on lottery, get five hundred rupees.
Police officials said that this action was taken by the CIA staff of Jalandhar city under the leadership of in-charge Ashok Kumar. Officials said that the police have also recovered slips written on the shop with betting numbers from the spot. 7640 cash taken from people for placing bets has also been recovered. The police have also taken possession of the two mobile phones which this was used for betting.
CIA in-charge Ashok Kumar told that he had received information through the informer that a shop in the inner street near Phagwara Gate was running a betting business in lieu of government lottery. Based on the information, the CIA staff raided and caught four people red handed.
The arrested persons were identified as Harmimandar alias Monu son Hardeep Singh resident of Rasta Mohalla, Vipan Dua son Mangat Ram resident of Ghasmandi Basti Sheikh, Nitin son Kuldeep resident of Ekta Nagar, Satpal son of Banarasi Das resident of Deol Nagar, Sumit son Vijay Kumar resident of Aman Nagar Gulab Devi Road. as Jalandhar.
The CIA has registered a case under Section 7(3) of the Lottery Regulation Act, 1998, and Section 294-A of the Indian Penal Code, for the offense of punishing the public under the guise of government lottery against the five in Police Station Division No. .