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Gambling dens busted in Odisha, 95 arrested


Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (IANS) As many as 95 persons were arrested in a major crackdown on gambling dens in Odisha, police said on Sunday.

The police conducted raids on Saturday and Sunday at several areas of Ganjam district and seized over Rs 4 lakh cash and 25 mobile phones.

"We have been conducting raids in the district and busted illegal gambling dens. A total of 14 cases were registered and 95 gamblers were arrested," said Berhampur Superintendent of Police (SP) Pinak Mishra.