The Punjab Police Sunday claimed to have busted an alleged playing and immoral trafficking racket energetic within the Mohali district after arresting 70 folks, together with 10 girls, throughout a late night time operation at a metropolis marriage palace, officers mentioned.
The Organised Crime Management Unit of Punjab Police additionally impounded 47 autos, apart from seizing Rs 8.42 lakh in money, 40 liquor bottles, taking part in playing cards and laptops throughout their operation that adopted a tip-off, state police chief Dinkar Gupta mentioned.
“The backgrounds of all of the individuals concerned within the playing and immoral trafficking are being investigated,” he mentioned.
Forensic examination of the seized laptops and cellphones can be being performed to extract additional particulars, he mentioned, in keeping with an official assertion.
Following the instructions of Organised Crime Management Unit Chief Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, the operation was performed on the intervening night time of January 30 and January 31, round 1 AM, at a wedding palace situated on the outskirts of Banur, in direction of Zirakpur, the assertion mentioned.
The arrested girls have been getting used as bartenders and dancers, it mentioned.
An case has been registered within the case underneath numerous provisions of the Excise Act, the Playing Act and the Immoral Visitors Prevention Act.