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Hinjewadi cops arrest gambling den operator in Wakad

fter a tip-off, police arrived on the premises promptly and consequently, raided the premises of his gambling den. Following the raid, an amount of Rs 1,180 was seized from his possession.

pune Updated: Jul 15, 2018 16:46 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Sathikal has been charged under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code for openly running a gambling den near Bhoomkar chowk in the area.(HT REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

The Hinjewadi police arrested an infamous Matka (gambling den) operator Hanumant Ramappa Sathikal (39), a resident of Devkar Vasti in Wakad, on Friday evening.

Sathikal has been charged under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code for openly running a gambling den near Bhoomkar chowk in the area. After a tip-off, police arrived on the premises promptly and consequently, raided the premises of his gambling den. Following the raid, an amount of Rs 1,180 was seized from his possession.

Police constable Vijay Bajatri (32) has lodged an FIR in connection with the incident.

First Published: Jul 15, 2018 16:36 IST