Illegal casino being run in Delhi hotel busted, 14 arrested

New Delhi, March 30 : An illegal casino being run in a leading hotel near the IGI Airport has been busted and 14, including five women, arrested, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, a raid was conducted on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mahipalpur area after receiving information that illegal gambling was going on there.

A senior police official told IANS that 14 people, including five women – four of whom were from Nepal, have been arrested. “They were found gambling using chips and coins in a hotel room. They were taken into custody,” the official said.

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Police also seized Rs 1.1 lakh in cash along with gambling equipment such as 30 sets of cards, and 6,100 chips worth Rs 30.5 lakh from the spot. A case under the Delhi Public Gambling Act has been registered at Vasant Kunj (South) Police Station in connection with the incident.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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