The city police arrested 26 people who were allegedly involved in playing cards in a hotel on Bandar Road on Wednesday.

Addressing a press conference here, ACP (West) V.N.V. Satynarayana said that they received credible information that a group of persons were playing ‘kota mukka aata', a type of game in cards, in room no. 4 of Hotel Manorama. Acting upon it, the Governorpet police and the Task Force jointly raided and arrested 26 people.

More than Rs.3 lakh of cash, 24 mobile phones and nine motor cycles were seized from their possession.