Six caught gambling on school premises

HYDERABAD: Six persons who had turned a school into a gambling den were arrested on Wednesday. Task Force sleuths who raided the premises of a school in Market locality caught six persons play

Published: 19th January 2012 04:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:17 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Six persons who had turned a school into a gambling den were arrested on Wednesday. Task Force sleuths who raided the premises of a school in Market locality caught six persons playing card games.

Task Force deputy commissioner of police Ch Ramchander said the school had been converted into a gambling den by an electrician, Mohammed Hameed, a resident of Ghasmandi in Monda Market area.

Hameed used to do petty contracts and incurred losses in business.

To cover his losses, he organised three card game in the school premises.

Hameed invited his friends, T Sai, Shaik Vali, L Rohit, S Pavan and Mohammed Shahbaaz, all residents of Market area for playing the game and collected kit amount from them.

Police recovered `21,360 in cash and playing cards.

The accused were handed over to Market police for further action.

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