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14 astrologers sent to jail for playing 3-cards game

On a tip-off that some people were playing 3-cards gambling game in an open place at Bapuji Nagar, Musheerabad, the Task force police raided the spot on Tuesday and nabbed 14 persons, all astrologers belonging to West Godavari district in  Andhra Pradesh for playing the banned game.

           

The Task Force sleuths also seized a cash of Rs 45,750, 104 playing cards and 11cell phones from the possession of the accused and handed them over to Musheerabad police along with the seized material for prosecution. 

           

The Musheerabad police booked a petty case and produced all the 14 accused before the V Special Metropolitan Magistrate at Nampally. Magistrate Purnachander Rao convicted all the accused to undergo a day’s simple Imprisonment and sent to the Chanchalguda Jail. (NSS)