Sixteen persons who were playing cards and betting huge amounts at a farmhouse in Bhongir district were caught at Yadadri. An amount of Rs 4,09,190 in cash and 15 mobile phones belonging to them were seized.
Based on a tip-off, police teams conducted raids at a farmhouse in Masaipet village of Yadagiri and found the accused playing cards.
Inquiries revealed that the farmhouse belonged to Jagadeeshwar Reddy, a businessman.
Further, police found that Jagadeeshwar Reddy has been renting his farmhouse to people coming from the city for such activities. The sixteen persons were detained. Further investigations are underway.