16 arrested for placing bets on cockfighting

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 18 August 2018

Sixteen people have been arrested by Pune rural police in the wee hours of Thursday in Bhugaon for placing bets on cockfighting.

Pune: Sixteen people have been arrested by Pune rural police in the wee hours of Thursday in Bhugaon for placing bets on cockfighting.

On the basis of a tip off provided to the Local Crime Branch of Pune rural police, a raid was carried out at Nisarg Lodge located at Mukaiwadi in Bhugaon at around 2 am on Thursday. The police have arrested 16 people from the spot and recovered gambling equipment and cash worth Rs 1.05 lakh. The police have also recovered 10 fighter cocks with blades tied to their legs along with 41 bottles of alcohol.

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