6 Arrested For Gambling During Lockdown In Odisha’s Kandhamal

Kandhamal: 6 persons have been arrested for gambling during lockdown in Tumudibandha town of Kandhamal district in Odisha.
The arrested persons have been identified as Hemanta Pradhan, Chandan Prusty, Purna Chandra Sahu, Chitrasen Pradhan, Bhanjaksha Sahu and Akshay Kumar Sahu. The Police also seized around 15,000 rupees from the convicts.
As the Tumudibandha police were patrolling the area for any possible attempt of lockdown violation, they found the above mentioned persons gambling in a public place. Subsequently the arrests were made, informed Baliguda, SDPO Manash Ranjan Barik.
Even though Lockdown norms are loosening across the country, it does not signal that people should come out of their houses for any trivial reason. They are not only risking their lives but also of others by becoming irresponsible.

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