Thoubal: The gambling dice and other items seized by Thoubal District Police from different areas of Thoubal district during the 2020 Diwali and Ningol Chakouba festival have been destroyed on Saturday at the Comlex of SP Thoubal.
Later, SP/Thoubal Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh awarded Head Constable of Thoubal Police Commando Kh. Rambai for most seizure of gambling dic and other items for this year.
Speaking in connection with the occasion, SP/Thoubal Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh said that as there was an incident at Thoubal Babu Bazaar where a vehicle ran through a group of people while playing gambling dice in which some people were reported dead, Thoubal district Police took up
the initiative to ban playing gambling dice during Diwali and Ningol Chakouba festival in Thoubal district. Now they are able to make Thoubal district accident free and playing of gambling dice free district, he added.
Stating the achievement is because of the help extended by Police Officers and Police Personnel of the District, the SP further said that 510 gambling dices, 41 laiyums and 16 baskets were confiscated during the 2020 Diwali and Ningol Chakouba festival from different areas of Thoubal district.
As there was an announcement that those Police Station and Officer who confiscate most gambling dice will be awarded from the SP/Thoubal side, Head Constable Kh. Rambai was awarded. He himself seized 119 gambling dice, 2 laiyum and 1 basket, the SP asserted.