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Gang running guessing centres busted

patna Updated: Feb 03, 2009 05:14 IST
HT Correspondent

The Danapur police on Sunday busted a gang involved in running guessing centres at several places in Danapur sub-division. Although, police arrested two persons, three others managed to escape.

Station House Officer of Danapur police station, Dilip Kumar, said the arrested persons were identified as Rinku Kumar and Asmad Khan. They were arrested on the charge of running a guessing centre. However, three others—Gorkha, Guddu and Chandmiya—said to be the masterminds of the gang, escaped.

Police sources said the arrested persons confessed their crime and said they ran the guessing centres allegedly with the help of PS munshi and some bodyguards of some police officers.

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