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Bharuch: 9 policemen suspended following raid on gambling den

PTI | Updated on: 08 Aug 2018, 11:15:09 PM
Representational image (Photo: PTI)

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Bharuch:

Nine policemen including an inspector attached to the Ankleshwar Rural police station in Bharuch district were suspended on Wednesday for dereliction of duty following a raid on a gambling den.

Superintendent of Police Rajendrasinh Chudasama ordered their suspension, a police release said.

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The state monitoring cell had on Tuesday raided a gambling den at Bhadi village in the district.

The cell works directly under the Gujarat Director General of Police (DGP) Shivanand Jha.

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During the raid, officials arrested 19 persons and seized cash, vehicles, and mobiles worth Rs 25.52 lakh.

The SP on Wednesday suspended nine policemen, holding that it was the local police's failure to curb the illegal activities in the area. 

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First Published : 08 Aug 2018, 11:13:37 PM