7 Gamblers arrested in Srinagar, stake money recovered


The Jammu and Kashmir police, on Saturday, raided a gaming site near Bus Stand Lal Bazar and arrested seven gamblers from there.

The gamblers were identified as Mehraj-ud-din son of Ab Karim Mundoo resident of Nowshera, Shabir Ahmad son of Gh Nabi resident of Soura, Bilal Ahmad Najar resident of Bandipora, Aijaz Ahmad rather son of Gh Mohammad Rather resident of Nowshera, Taufiq Ahmad Sofi son of Gh Ahmad Sofi resident of  Bandipora, Mohammad Rafiq son of Bashir Ahmad Sofi resident of Soura and Shahid Ahmad Chota son of  Bashir Ahmad resident of Lal Bazar.

The stake money of Rs 15,160 and playing cards were seized from their possession.

In this connection, a case FIR No.04/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and an investigation was taken up.


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