Mysuru, July 24:- City Crime Branch (CCB) Police and Vijayanagar Police carried out a raid and arrested 17 men on charges of gambling at Vijayanagar 4th Stage here on Monday.
The arrested have been identified as Avinash, 28, Deepak, 23, Mahadeva,50, Girish, 28, Ravi, 30, Kiran, 24, Chandan, 28, Hootagalli Manju, 30, Ningappa, 44, Guru, 35, Rajashekha, 26, Dileep, Ravi, Nagesh, Jinendra, 30 and Balarama, 41. The police have recovered Rs 70,980 of betting money and 12 cell phones. Vijayanagar Police have registered a complaint.
The operation was guided by DCP Dr Vikram Amathe and CCB ACP B R Lingappa.
Inspector Prasanna Kumar, Rajashekhar, ASI Javaregowda, CN Shivaraj, Srinivas Prasad, Yakub Sharif, Chikkanna, Arun Kumar, Purushotham, Krishnegowda, Raghu, Narasinga Rao, Nagesh, Nagaraj, Rajendra, Rajesh and Srinivas carried out the raid. (MR/KS).