Srinagar: Police have arrested three gamblers and recovered stake money worth over five thousand rupees in Zakoora area here on Monday.
On tip off, a police party from police station Zakoora raided a gambling place at Gasoo, Hazratbal, a police official said.
During the raid three gamblers were arrested. Stake money of Rs. 5,900 was recovered from the gambling site, he said.
He said the gamblers held were identified as Mehraj-u-Din Sofi son Ghulam Muhammad resident of Inderhama, Mohammad Shafi Sheikh son of Mohammad Shaban resident of Mulfaq and Shamim Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Rehman resident of Gasoo, Hazratbal.
Zakoora police has registered a case FIR number 10/16 under section 13 gambling Act against them, he added.