Fourteen booked for gambling in Kolhapur

Kolhapur, Nov 29 (Representative) A total of 14 persons were detained here on Sunday on the alleged charge of gambling and Rs 12.95 lakh assets were seized from them. Acting on a tip-off, the Local Crime Branch(LCB) this morning raided the residence of one Tanaji Vishnu Awale in Ichalkaranji town. The cops nabbed 14 persons red-handed while playing cards and seized mobile phones, two-wheelers and a car besides cash. The impounded items totally value up to Rs 12,95,080, stated LCB Inspector Tanaji Savant. A case under the Bombay Prevention of Gambling Act has been filed against all the accused, he added