Vadodara: In the times of coronavirus pandemic when the government has banned large gatherings, around 43 people from different areas of Vadodara city gathered at a community hall in Chanod for gambling and having liquor party.
A team of cops led by deputy superintendent of police raided the hall of Kharva community based on information about the gathering. Police said that a commotion ensued when they entered the hall, but soon all accused were made to sit at a distance from each other. According to police, all accused were in inebriated condition and they had come all the way to Chanod from Vadodara for gambling.
Cash amounting to Rs 49,162, 18 vehicles including auto-rickshaw, car and scooters and 31 mobile phones were seized. Along with 43 accused, the president of the community hall Sanjay Kharwa was also booked. He has been declared as absconding as he was not present when the raid took place.