KOCHI: The City Police arrested an eight-member group involved in gambling, one person for selling ganja and one for illegal transaction of money in different incidents from the city on Friday.
The gambling group was arrested from a bar hotel at Kadavanathra, where they had rented a room for nearly a month. The police confiscated Rs. 18,890 from the room.
Sajan, 38, Chanayil, Elamkulam; Ajayan, 48, Kottapurath, Chilavannur; Robert Jose, 38, Manappurath Thundiyil, Vrundavan Nagar, Vytilla; Vinod, 28, Chiramel, Chilavannur, Kadavanathra; Biju Thomas, 32, Madathil, Vandanmedu, Idukki; Mani, 49, K.K.F. Colony, Plot Number 220, Elamkulam; Sabu, 44, Poykkalanparambu, Panampilly Nagar, and Shaji, 39, Kuruvinanikkal, Elanji, Piravom, were arrested from the hotel room.