2 gamblers arrested in B’la, stake money seized: Police

Baramulla: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Baramulla arrested two gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.
Acting on specific information about gambling activities at Ferozpora Nallah Tangmarg, a police party led by SHO PS Tangmarg raided the specific site and arrested two gamblers on the spot, police said in a statement. “They have been identified as Ab Rasheed Bhat son of Mohammad Sultan Bhat resident of Pandithpora Bala and Showkat Ahmad Haji son of Gh Mohd Haji resident of Bongam Kunzer. However, another person managed to flee from the spot leaving behind mobile phone and keys of his personal car. Efforts are on to nab him,” the statement said.
Officers have seized stake money of Rs 20,000 and playing cards from the gamblers, police said, adding that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Tangmarg and investigation has been taken up.
“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,” police said.


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