Shivamogga: In two separate investigations, the Women’s Police Station and Vinobha Nagar Police have successfully nabbed one person accused in a matka (gambling) and one person accused in a chain snatching case.
The accused Umesh, who was running a matka den in Harige, was arrested. Policed recovered Rs 18,600 in cash, one mobile phone and a Honda Activa scooter from his possession.
A special team, comprising Police Inspector Abhay Prakash from the Women’s Police Station and other staffs from the district police, was formed for the operation. The raid on the matka den was conducted based on credible information received by the police department.
Another accused in a 2012 chain snatching case was also arrested by police.
He had earlier absconded when he was to be produced before the court.