Srinagar, Jul 19: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Srinagar have arrested eight gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.
Following an input about gambling activities, a police party of PS Khanyar raided a gambling site at Babademb and arrested four gamblers. Officers have seized stake money of Rs 22,000/- and playing cards from the gamblers. However, four more gamblers taking advantage of marshy land near the area managed to flee from the spot.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 39/2022 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Khanyar and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, four gamblers who fled during the raid were arrested and stake money of Rs 13,500 was recovered from them which they took along while fleeing. With this, a total of Rs 35,500 stake money was recovered in the instant case and eight gamblers have been arrested.
Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
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