Crime file

3 nabbed on gambling charge

LUDHIANA: The Meharban police have nabbed three persons on the charge of gambling.

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 20

The Meharban police have nabbed three persons on the charge of gambling. They have been identified as Baldev Raj of Vidya Vihar Colony, Hazi Ansari of Madhav Colony and Kulwinder Ram of Model Colony. The investigating officer, Head Constable Gurmukh Singh, said acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted on Jagirpur Road where the suspects were caught gambling. The police also recovered Rs 5,120 from their possession.

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