Hubballi:Police conducted a raid at a residence in Akshaya Colony and busted an illegal gambling racket here. Several City Armed Reserve Force members (CAR) were also detained.
According to police, an Inspector, two Head Constables, one Constable, and a retired Head Constable of CAR were found involved in gambling during the raid, police said.
However, the CAR Inspector was able to escape the scene and has been absconding, informed police.
The raid was held under the instructions of Commissioner Labhooram of the Metropolitan Police.
Police also seized Rs. 9,000 and 5 mobile phones used for betting. A case has been registered at Gokul Road Police Station.