Four gamblers arrested in Srinagar: Police


Police on Thursday arrested four gamblers and recovered stake money of rupees 50,200 from the gambling site.

A police spokesperson in a statement said police party of Police Station Nigeen led by SHO Nigeen Riyaz Ahmad Khan under the supervision of SDPO Zakura- Nigeen raided a gaming site at Saidakadal.

“During the raid, four gamblers identified as Bashir Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Mir Gowhar Rasool Malyal son of Gh Rasool Malyal residents of Rainawari, Gh Mohammad Dar son of Sidiq Dar resident of Habak Shanpora and Aijaz Ahmad Bangi son of Abdul Ahad resident of Khanyar were arrested,” the police spokesman said.

“Stake money of rupees 50200/- was also seized from the gambling site,” he said.

A case FIR number 90/18 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and an investigation has been taken up, the spokesman said.


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