New Delhi: A team of Inter-State Cell, Crime Branch busted an illegal 'Casino', which was being run at a farmhouse at Dera Village of south Delhi, police said.
According to the police, 47 persons, including 5 organisers, were found to be involved in illegal gambling activities. Cash worth Rs 8.06 lakhs, casino table, casino tokens, illegal liquor, flavoured hookah and a music system were seized at the spot.
Police said they received input that an illegal casino was being operated from a farmhouse near Chhatarpur, Delhi. Information was developed further through human resources as well as technical analysis.
A raid was conducted at the farmhouse in Dera Village, near Chhatarpur. Inside the premises, the raiding team found 4 casino tables being used and the players gathering around them.
During the raid, the players fled leaving their cash, playing cards and tokens on the tables.
On further search, 4 cartons of beer and 7 bottles of whisky were also recovered. Rs 5 lakh in cash was seized from a Mithun Taneja and Rs 2.5 lakhs were recovered from another person, police said, adding that the money was being used for betting.