Jeypore: The police today busted a cockfighting den and arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in gambling in Jeypore Sadar police limits in Koraput district today.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a place in Dhubuli and caught three persons engaged in cockfighting. The accused were identified as Prakash Sahu of Jaya Nagar, Jeypore, Prafulla Naik of Umuri and Mangaraj Harijan of Ekamba.
The police seized knife, cash of Rs 1,410 and six motor cycles from the possession of the accused.
After registering a case, the police forwarded the trio to the court.