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Bharuch: 9 policemen suspended following raid on gambling den

Press Trust of India  |  Bharuch (Guj) 

Nine policemen including an attached to the Rural police station in district were suspended today for following a raid on a gambling den.

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

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

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

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

The SP today 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: Wed, August 08 2018. 23:00 IST