Police in Srinagar raided a gambling site and arrested gamblers in its recent action targeting the anti-social elements of the area.
Seven persons were arrested following a credible input about gambling activities inside a hotel in Lal-chowk area of the city, the police spokesman said.
Officers have seized playing cards and a stake amount of rupees 1,43,450 from the gamblers. Case FIR No 10/2019 under section 04 Gambling Act stands registered in Police Station Maisuma.
Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to pass information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood to the local police units, police said.