04 gamblers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to curb the social crimes, Srinagar police has arrested four gamblers and recovered stake money of rupees 7050 from the spot, a police official said on Monday.

A senior police official said that acting on an information, a police party of Police Station Soura headed by SHO Soura Shri Ayaz Geelani raided a gambling site at Graveyard Umerhair and apprehended four gamblers who were identified as Fayaz Ahmed Dar resident of Hanji Mohalla Umerhair Soura, Bilal Ahmed Khan resident of Zaripara Zoonimar, Javed Ahmed Kaloo resident of Noorbagh  and Shabir Ahmed Mir resident of Shalabagh Zaddibal. Stake money of rupees 7050 and playing cards were recovered from the gambling site.

Srinagar police has registered a case FIR number 03/18 under section 13 Gambling Act and further investigation was taken up, the official said.

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