crime: Gambling Den Busted In City, 20 Arrested | Kanpur News

Kanpur: A gambling racket was busted by the Crime branch team on Sunday night at Indraprastha Apartment in the city with the arrest of 20 gamblers. Police have seized Rs 4.27 lakh from the spot.
DCP Crime Salman Taj Patil said the Crime branch team busted the gambling den and arrested 20 gamblers from the spot. Among the arrested accused are seven businessmen, two property dealers, four farmers, a BSc student and a cab driver.
“All the accused have been sent to jail,” said police.
SI Vijay Darshan, who led the police team, said that on Sunday night, on the specific inputs, a raid was conducted at flat no: B-2 of the Indraprastha Apartment in Govind Nagar. “The flat owner and readymade garment businessman Jitendra Arora, his son Mohit Arora, one Shubham Shukla, Karan Makheeja, Manoj Kumar, Nandlal, Ashok Kumar, Anuj, Arjun Singh, Harjeet Singh, Prateek Maurya, Vivek Pandey, Atul Kumar, Arun Singh, Akhilesh, Jitendra Gupta, Ronit Singh, Vishal Jain, Kamesh Singh and Sagar have been arrested,” he added.
He further said that the arrested Vivek Pandey alias Sonu used to bring gamblers to Jitendra Arora’s flat. “In the name of setting with the police, he used to charge Rs 1,000 per person separately. The people living in the apartment were threatened, citing setting with the police,” he said.

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