Kendrapara, Dec 28 (LocalWire) The police on Friday raided a house at Rajnagar village in Kendrapara district and arrested five people on charges of gambling.
An amount of Rs 5000 was recovered from their possession.
Police also seized playing cards from them and booked all five gamblers under sections 3, 13 and 67 of the Odisha Prohibition of Gambling Act, said Rajnagar police inspector-in-charge Sukant Patra.
The five accused have been identified as Saroj Sethi, Pramod Sethi, Bijaya Sethi, Gurubari Sethi and Lambodar Swain.
They were produced to the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) at Rajnagar on Friday.
The court rejected their bail applications and remanded them to jail custody.