Police arrests seven gamblers, stake money seized

SRINAGAR: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested seven gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money.
A Police party from Police Station Rainawari raided a gambling site near Gondola following an input about gambling activities and apprehended seven gamblers. They have been identified as Basharat Hussain Sheikh resident of Miya Shah Sahib Rainawari Chowk, Tariq Ahmad Khan resident of Omar Colony Lalbazaar, Manzoor Ahmad resident of Hyderpora Peebagh, Mohammad Maqbool Malik resident of Kathdarwaza Rainawari, Mohammad Saleem Nakash resident of Jawaher Nager, Asif Ahmad Bhat resident of HMT OmarAbad and Mushtaq Ahmad Mugray resident of Zindshah Rainawari A/p Naseembagh Sgr.
Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹82,300/- from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Rainawari where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 51/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Rainawari 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.

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