B’luru: Two arrested as raid reveals gambling at de-addiction centre

05:29 PM May 28, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru City Police arrested a de-addiction centre’s owner and his cousin after 14 people were allegedly found gambling at the centre during a raid.


The raid was conducted at Sri Mahadeshwara De-addiction Centre located within the limits of Byadarahalli police station.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjeev M Patil said, “We are writing to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to cancel the centre’s license as such activities have put inmates at high risk.”

A case has been booked under relevant sections of the Karnataka Police and National Disaster Management Act. Honappa, the owner, and his cousin Ashok Kumar, who manages the institution.


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