Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested twelve gamblers and seized rupees 1,52,000 stake money from their possession.
“Continuing its drive against social crimes, Bandipora police busted a gambling den at Poshwara area of Naidkhai in Sumbal and apprehended 12 gamblers,” Police spokesman said.
“The raid was launched after a specific tip-off, about a group of gamblers indulging in gambling in a house in Poshwari area of Naidkhai in Sumbal,” he said.
“A team of police officials of Police station Sumbal headed by SHO Sumbal raided the house and apprehended the gamblers,” he added.
“The raid was conducted under the close supervision of SSP Bandipora and a cash amount of Rs 1,52,000, along with bank cheques (4 in number) worth Rs 2,50,000 were seized,” the police spokesman said.
“In this regard, an FIR under relevant sections has been lodged and further investigation has been initiated,” the spokesman said.