The Ashoka Garden police have nabbed eight gamblers from Roop Nagar Colony who were found betting and recovered playing cards from their possession on Thursday.
Police said that after receiving information of betting by the notorious criminal Raees alias Lallu, a team was formed and raided the place where the gamblers were found betting.
Earlier, several complaints were received by police and it was found that the complaints were true and later, a team of Ashoka Garden police conducted raid at the house and nabbed the gamblers.
The nabbed were identified as Nisar Khan, Santosh, Jamnaprasad, Prakash, Satya, Rupesh, Rambabu and Lallu. The main accused Lallu is a notorious criminal and the gambling den was operated by his aides after raids were conducted earlier which forced notorious criminals to escape or surrender. Later in his absence his aides continued his illegal businesses in the area and other parts of the State Capital.
Notably in the past when Lallu was arrested by the police he tried to himself. At the police station he had stabbed himself with a sharp edged weapon and hit his head in the wall.
From the year 1989 Lallu has been booked for 90 different crimes in different police stations and recently he was sentenced externment and after he was externed his aides continued to operate gambling dens and other illegal businesses in the State Capital.