Coimbatore

24 persons held for gambling

The Peelamedu police arrested 24 persons on charges of gambling in a lodge near Nava India junction on Saturday. A police team raided Balaji Mansion, close to a private college near Nava India junction, based on specific information and found that a group of men were playing cards for money. The police arrested 24 persons and seized ₹ 1.63 lakh from them. The arrested persons were released on bail.

Man arrested

A 50-year-old man from Veerakeralam in Coimbatore was arrested by the police for possessing 4 kg of ganja. A. Sakthivel of Bharathi Street at Veerakeralam was arrested by the Vadavalli police on Saturday. The police said, Sub-Inspector Satheesh Kumar received a tip-off based on which a police team stopped the two-wheeler of Sakthivel.


Our code of editorial values

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Sep 21, 2021 7:39:24 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/24-persons-held-for-gambling/article35529769.ece

Next Story