Srinagar: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Baramulla have arrested 06 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.
Acting on specific information, a police party from Police Post Delina raided a gambling site at DPS Colony Delina following an input about gambling activities and apprehended six gamblers. They have been identified as Mohd Shafi Matta son of Gh Mohd resident of Ishtango Bandipora and Ab Qayoom Bhat son of Mohd Ramzan, Mehraj-ud-Din Shiekh son of Mohd Yusuf, Aijaz Ahmad Wani son of Gh Mohd, Ab Rashid Bhat son of Ali Mohd & Javid Ahmad Wani son of Gh Mohd all residents of Delina.
Officers have seized stake money of ?14,880/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to a police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and further 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.