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Cryptic footpath writing leads police to racket

Cryptic footpath writing leads police to racket

Police busted an underground lottery racket in Kandal on Saturday, after decoding cryptic scribblings on pavements in a number of villages.

Either in desperate need of a pen, or perhaps taking the idea of hiding in plain sight somewhat too far, the lottery organisers were jotting down the details of their illegal betting scheme on village pavements, leading to the arrest of four people, as well as the confiscation of a motorbike and some cash.

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