Police arrests 9 gamblers in Srinagar; Stake money seized


Srinagar: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Srinagar have arrested 09 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.

Acting on specific information, a Police Party of PP Nehru Park under the supervision of SDPO Nehru Park raided a secret gambling site in a houseboat namely Royal Safeena and arrested 09 gamblers.

Officers have seized stake money of ₹1,53,370/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 11/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation has been initiated.

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.