As many as 13 people were arrested for selling banned lottery across the city on Friday.
Meanwhile, another team raided Palakkarai where they secured Raja alias Ilayaraj, who has been in the illegal business for several years and as many as 23 cases are pending against him. The police arrested Raja along with the lotteries and two of his associates.
While in Srirangam, the police secured two persons who were selling lottery door to door and in Gandhi market, the police arrested four persons. Similarly in Fort area, the police arrested three persons.
All the 13 persons were produced before the court and were remanded in judicial custody, said the police.