Gambling den busted, 25 including Councillor held

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gambling denJeypore: Busting two gambling dens in Koraput district, Jeypore police arrested at least 25 persons, including a Councillor, on Wednesday night.

The arrested councillor has been identified as Asutosh Santrapatra of Ward number 21 of Jeypore Municipality.

After getting a tip-off on gambling activity at two separate locations in the city last night—one at Surya Mahal and the other at Gadia Dhoba Sahi— Jeypore police conducted simultaneous raids on the two locations.

After taking Asutosh and 24 others into custody, police seized a sum of Rs 1.92 lakh, a number of bikes and mobile sets from the spot.

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