Cops bust 10 matka dens in Ponda

The Ponda police have raided ten matka dens across the town and a den at Marcela and have arrested ten people. The police have also seized 20,500, slips, charts and notebooks from their possession.

Ponda officiating PI Jivba Dalvi said that they have raided nine dens across the town and a den at Marcela and arrested ten people who were found engaged in receiving matka bets.

Police have the names of the arrested matka operators as Mohit Jindal, 28, from Bethora, Paresh Mane, 42, from Nagzar-Ponda, Sameer Naik, 30, from Adpai-Ponda, Pradeep Bhagvan Saab, 24, from Shapur-Ponda, Kishan Ambigen, 29, from Panditwada-Ponda, Ravi Ankad, 21, from Bethora, Mahesh Bhove, 25, from Ponda, Shantappa Malun, 30, from Curti-Ponda, Bharat Tari, 22, from Marcela and Anuvar Jalil, 30, from Nirankal Road-Ponda. [TOI]