V V Puram police have arrested nine people on gambling charges (andhar-bahar). The accused were taken into custody when they were playing cards at an empty place in VV Puram.
The arrested have been identified as Manju (33), a resident of Vinayaka Nagar, Somanna (37) of Yalandur, Lingaraju (37) of Hebbal, Chandra (30) ofVinayaka Nagar, Srinivas (41) of K R Mohalla, Sharanappa (45) from Raichur, Mithra (41) of M G Koppal, Vijay Kumar (28) of V VMohalla and Suresh (36) of Mahadeshwara Layout.
The police have seized Rs 7,920 of betting money from them. A case has been registered at the VV Puram police station. The operation was conducted by Inspector C V Ravi, constables Madhu, Somu and Vishwanath.