Acting on a tip-off, the NRI police had raided a flat at Prathamesh Apartment in Belapur village and arrested 19 people for gambling. The arrested accused include PMC Congress Corporator Santosh Shetty’s partner Niranjan Shetty. On interrogating Niranjan, police learnt Shetty’s involvement following which he was arrested, an official from NRI Police Station said. In was also revealed that one Prashant Raghunath Joshi owned the flat wherein the gambling was going on. Joshi was arrested on Saturday morning. The police also recovered Rs 10,500 from the accused. With cameraperson Roshan Hate, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.
January 10, 2010