The Krishna district police raided a cock-fighting ground located in the fields of Surampalem village in Gannavaram mandal and arrested 73 bookies and cock-fighting organisers. Over ₹10 lakh in cash, around ten cars, around 100 mobile phones and other two-wheelers were seized from them, said RG Jayasuriya, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Gannavaram.
On July 20, the police raided the fields on a secret information about cockfighting. Bookies were arrested from Vijayawada, Guntur, East and West Godavari and other places in the raids, and they will be produced in court. The DSP said on July 21 that along with the seized material and chickens.