10-fold rise in cases of drugs, gambling in Goa: DGP

Director general of police (DGP) Jaspal Singh on Friday said that the state has reported a ten-fold jump in public gambling and drugs cases in February when compared to the same period in 2022. Last year, 184 cases were booked in public gambling as against 16 cases in February. Similarly, 15 cases of drug detection were booked this year in February as against seven cases for the corresponding month in 2022.