Jeypore, Apr 26: The Jeypore police in Koraput district arrested 21 miscreants engaged in gambling in the nearby Padampur jungle on Sunday night. The gamblers were active even as night curfew was in force in the area.
According to reports, as many as 50 persons were engaged in the illegal money game. Getting information from a reliable source, a team of Jeypore police conducted raids and managed to nab 21 from them. Others manage to escape police arrest.
From the gambling den, police have seized Rs 70,000 in cash, 13 mobiles and 12 motorbikes, After conducting Covid tests, police have forwarded them to the court, said reports.