Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested 12 gamblers in Srinagar from different parts of the city, police said on Sunday.
A police party of Police Post Urdubazar while acting on a tip off raided a gambling site at M.R Gunj Ghat, a police statement said.
Four gamblers were arrested form the gambling site and stake money of rupees 3700 along with playing cards was recovered, it added.
In another instance, Police Station Khanyar received information about gambling in the area. Acting swiftly, a police team raided the gambling site and arrested 8 gamblers while gambling on the spot. Stake money of rupees 25,330 was recovered from the gambling site, police statement said.
Srinagar police have registered cases under relevant sections and investigation in these matters has been taken up, police statement concluded.