05 gamblers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Continuing its action against social crimes, police party of police Station Sadder while on routine patrolling in Sanatnagar area today arrested five gamblers.

The arrested persons have been identified as Bashir Ahmad Choudhary S/o Ghulam Mohd Choudhary, Shabir Ahmad Khan S/o Bashir Ahmad Khan, Aijaz Ahmad Beigh S/o Abdul Ghani Beigh, Ghulam Hassan Sheikh s/o Mohd. Jamal Sheikh and Farooq Ahmad Dar s/O Lt. Ghulam Ahmad Dar. All the arrested are said to be the residents of Aluchibagh Srinagar.

Besides stake money of Rs 7,750 playing cards were recovered from the spot, a police official said.

Consequently, a case FIR U/S 13 Gambling Act has been registered & Investigation has been taken up, the official added.

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