Jalna, Sep 26 (PTI) Eight persons were arrested and Rs 4.93 lakh were seized from illegal online lottery centres in Maharashtra's Jalna city, police said on Saturday.
Acting on a tip-off, officials from the local crime branch raided eight online lottery centres in the city, crime branch chief Rajendra Gour said.
Officials seized cash to the tune of Rs 4.93 lakh and arrested eight persons including the kingpin of the establishments Sanjay Ramchand Pariwale, he said.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC and Maharashtra Prevention of Gambling Act, the official added. PTI COR ARU ARU