Task force allegedly raids on Mariot Hotel in Secunderabad and arrests 40 gamblers. According to sources popular businessmen and other bigwigs in the city were there in the arrested from who police handed over Indian currency in huge amounts, foreign liquor and a Hukka. Reports say that they were playing cards in the hotel for 3 days. 17 rooms were booked in the name of Sanjay Kumar who organised Bingo in the hotel. After raids Sanjay and Praveen who converted hotel as a Bingo Den were in escape.