Nizamabad: Nizamabad police raided several ‘Matka’ joints operating in one, two and three town police station limits of Nizamabad city on Monday, and apprehended seven bookies and two punters, besides seizing Rs 10,200 and four cellphones from them.
Following directions from Nizamabad CP Karthikeya, police conducted raids on matka groups in the city. In one town police station limits, police apprehended four bookies, Shaik Aleem, Ameen Baig, Srinivas and Shaik Kadar, and two punters, Shaik Sami and Kashipathi. They seized Rs 4,200 and three cellphones from them.
In two town PS limits, they conducted raids and apprehended two bookies, Ullengala Bhupathi and Kalyankar Satyanarayana, and seized Rs 4100 from them. In three town PS limits, the police apprehended one bookie, Ramulu, and seized Rs 1,900 rupees and one cell phone from him. Further investigations are on.
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