The Noida Police busted an illegal casino being run out of a farmhouse in Noida’s Sector 135 and arrested 13 persons.
The accused were identified as Kushal Keshwani, Mukul Pandey, Jitendra, Vipin Gautam, Sunil Kumar, Sandeep, Kiranpal, Monu, Govind Sharma, Parshuram, and Omkar.
The arrested include several residents of upscale Noida societies, who were arrested from the spot for their alleged involvement in gambling.
The police had received information that the illegal casino was operating in Sector 136. A raid was conducted based on this information.
The accused Kushal Keshwani had been organising the gambling operation for some time. The police also recovered Rs 30,000 from the spot, along with casino tables and assorted gambling paraphernalia such as dealer batons and the mobile phones of the accused.
The police have booked the accused under the relevant sections of the Public Gambling Act.