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Gujarat: Woman BJP worker, five men caught gambling; Rs 51,960 cash, car seized

Gandhinagar crime branch LCB-1 officials arrested a woman and five others for gambling. The woman was identified as Heenaben Sureshbhai Patel (45), a resident of Sargasan on Thursday.

Gujarat Woman BJP worker, five men caught gambling; Rs 51,960 cash, car seized
Bengaluru, First Published Aug 8, 2020, 12:50 PM IST
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A woman BJP worker and five men were arrested in a raid at a gambling den in Gandhinagar LCB-1 at Sargasan on Thursday.

The accused, identified as Heenaben Sureshbhai Patel, allegedly invited people to gamble at her place No 13, Shanti Villa, a bungalow at Sargasan. Police found five men in the alleged gambling den.

Along with the woman, Jagdish Ranchodbhai Patel (39), a resident of Patel Vaas, Vavol, Gandhinagar; Jignesh Narhariprasad Bhatt (42), a resident of Bhatt no Madh, near water tank, Vavol, Gandhinagar; Ankit Bababhai Patel (31), a resident of Valru Vaas, Unava, Gandhinagar; Krunal Pareshbhai Patel (30), a resident of Panchvati Residency , behind ST Workshop, Kalol , Gandhinagar and Sarfraz Ismalibhai Fakir (30) are the other accused arrested for gambling.

During the raid, police seized Rs 51,960 cash, 306 plastic coins of various denominations, four mobile phones, and a car worth Rs 4 lakh, a report said.

Earlier, actor Paresh Rawal's brother was also caught at a senior citizen's club for gambling with over a dozen persons and was later released after obtaining bail. 

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