DA seizes gambling materials

ITANAGAR, Oct 16: A team led by EAC Itanagar Jiken Bomjen on Sunday seized gambling materials from various sectors of Itanagar and arrested 6 persons and case was registered against them.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner cum District Magistrate Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan stressed that all kind of gambling activities in the state has been banned and an order in this regard has also been issued by the DM prohibiting gambling of any kind in the entire jurisdiction of Itanagar Capital Complex.
The DM informed that Administrative Officers of the District Administration including the Police have also been carrying out regular checking of such activities in the Capital Complex to ensure that no gambling activities are organised within the jurisdiction of Capital Complex.
The DM has stressed that such illegal activities would not be permitted at any cost, any if anyone found conducting such events/ activities would be booked under appropriate section of law under the Arunachal Pradesh Gambling(Prohibition) Act 2012 and all materials would be seized as per the laid down procedures.
Dhawan further stressed that action may also be taken against those who indulge in such illegal activities under preventive detention under Arunachal Pradesh Prevention of unlawful Activities Act 2014. The DM has further requested the denizens of Capital Complex to cooperate with the District Administration to root out such menace from the society. Further, more unannounced raids will continue, said the DM. (DIPRO)