Srinagar police arrested five gamblers from a public place at Reeke Chowk, Batamaloo and recovered a stake money of Rs.55000 from them.
According to police spokesman, a police party of Batmaloo police raided a gambling site at a public place at Reeke Chowk , Batamaloo, Sunday afternoon. Five gamblers who were later identified as Nazir Ahmad Matta resident of Natipora, Ali Mohammad resident of Reeke Chowk , Hilal Ahamd Matta resident of SDA colony Batamaloo, Nazir Ahmad Matta resident of SDA Colony and Manzoor Ahmad Phapoo resident of Natipora were arrested and Rs. 55000 stake money was recovered from them.
A case FIR number 81/2013 was registered in this regard. Public has hailed the police action.