Saturday, April 10, 2021

Four gamblers arrested, stake money seized: Police

Srinagar: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money.

As per a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police party of Police Station Shergarhi raided a gambling site after following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers.

They have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat resident of Allochibagh Khadimill Srinagar, Hamid Jan resident of Beigh Mohalla Allochibagh, Wahid Rafiq sheikh resident of Shallpora Allochibagh and Mohsin Bashir Hajam resident of Allochibagh Srinagar.

Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of Rs 7320/- from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Shergarhi where they remain in custody, police spokesman said, adding that accordingly, a case under FIR number 76/2020 under relevant sections of law been registered at Police Station Shergarhi and investigation has been initiated.

Meanwhile, police said that persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. “Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units,” police said—(KNO)

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