Kingpin among 23 held, Rs 2 lakh seized
Within a few days of taking charge as Deputy Commissioner (Law and Order) in Belagavi city, IPS officer Vikram Marathe led a team that raided a ‘matka’ gambling den and arrested 23 persons. The sleuths recovered Rs 2 lakh in cash.
‘Matka Bulki’ kingpin Mohammed Shafi Tahsildar was among those arrested. The raid was conducted at Khanjar Galli in the heart of the city.
A case has been registered at Belagavi’s Market police station. As per the cops, around Rs 2,11,910 in cash was seized.
Under the guidance of @copbelagavi— DCP L&O Belagavi (@DCP_LO_Belagavi) September 22, 2020
DCP L&O Dr Vikram Amathe and team conducted MATKA (OC) raid & secured
23 persons including Matka bookie & kingpin Mohammad Shafi Tahsildar of Khanjar galli & seized Rs. 2,11,910/- ,
15 mobiles & OC chits …
Case registered in Market PS pic.twitter.com/D6pMGE36Jl