MARGAO: Marhao police have busted a illegal casino racket in the Gandhi Market this evenong.
A press nite issued by the police said that on
21st May, 2021 Vishwajit Dhavalikar, PSI Margao Town P.S. lodged his complaint on behalf of STATE that on 21st May, 2021 at Lotlikar Building, Gandhi Market, Margao Goa, the accused person namely (1) Rajesh Naik S/o Babal Naik, aged – 29 years Occ. Service R/o H. No. 764, behind Siddivinayak Temple, Housing Board, Gogal, Margao Salcete Goa, was caught Red Handed using the premises of “Lotlikar Building” near Kurade Soda Factory, Gandhi Market, Margao Goa, as a Common Gaming House on behalf of his employer accused (2) Rajesh Naik R/o Ambaji – Fatorda Salcete Goa, operating online game of chance / roulette game known as “Win-Lucky” and the accused players / better namely (03) Pramodh Rabha S/o Late. Binan Rabha, aged – 30 years Occ. Utility (Porob Restaurant) R/o C/o Parob Restaurant, near Gaylin Hotel, Margao Goa and native of Village – Sarangari, Tamalpur Post Office and Police Station, Baska District – Assam (04) Rahul Gaud S/o Ramnaval Gaud, aged – 25 years Occ. Painter R/o Vishranti Lodge, Station Road, Margao Salcete Goa and native – Bihara Bojur – Village, Post – Bedoda, Hatroliya P.S. District – Azamgad, Uttar Pradesh (05) Santosh Joshi S/o Bhaskar Rao, aged – 36 years Occ. Coolie R/o Vishranti Lodge, Station Road, Margao Goa (06) Santosh Nair s/o Shivanand Nair, aged – 39 years Occ. Labour R/o Vishranti Lodge, Station Road, Margao Goa and native of H. No. 58, Kari Post, Kottayam District – Kottayam P.S. Kerala (07) Prakash Singh S/o Mahadeo Singh, aged – 33 years Occ. Labour R/o Vishranti Lodge, Station Road, Margao Goa and native of Ward No. 13, Amalayi, Anuppur Taluka, Bhalu Modai P.S. District – Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh (08) Yellappa Sheludi S/o Fakirappa, aged – 43 years Occ. Labour R/o open place, near Railway station Margao Goa and native of Turkar Segehalli, Taluka Bailhongal, Belgavi District, Police Station Kittur, Karnataka (09) Laxman Singh S/o Rewat Singh, aged – 35 years Occ. Labour R/o Vishranti Lodge, Station Road, Margao and native of Ward No. 11, Mei Sikar (10) Gobi C S/o R.K. Subhashchandra Bose, aged – 50 years Occ. Service C/o Junta Hotel, Station Road, Margao and native of 13/7/G, Serman Bazar, Nilakottai, Dingul District, Tamil Nadu (11) Sadik Vilamulli S/o Kunjimon, aged – 41 years Occ. Business R/o Dormatory Opp. Ambika near Cine Lata, Margao Goa and native of Sornur, Police Station – Patambi, District – Pallakad, Kerala and seized cash of Rs. 80,590/- in different denomination, 11 Lenovo all in one Computers , each W/Rs. 25,000/- one internet Modem, one Router, 2 wify dongles W/Rs 10,000/- All W/Rs. 365590/- and the accused persons from Sr. No. 01 to 11, thereby also violated the Curfew Order of the District Magistrate, South Goa, Margao, issued under 144 of Cr.P.C. to prevent the spread of decease dangerous to human life i.e. Covid – 19 by gathering more than 5 persons.
Crime No. (FIR) 43 / 2021 U/s 269, 188 of IPC and section 3 & 4 of the P.G. Act. The accused persons at Sr. No. 01 and 03 to 11 placed under arrest.
Further investigation in progress with PSI Vishwajit Dhavalikar.