Srinagar, Jul 30: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested four gamblers and seized stake money, playing cards from their possession in Sopore.
“Acting on specific information about gambling activities in the orchards of village Mazbugh, a police party of Police Post Fruit Mandi headed by PSI Irfan Nazir raided the specific site and arrested 04 gamblers,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
They have been identified as Abdul Majeed Bhat son of Muhammad Ramzan resident of Butpora, Abdul Rahim Lone son of Ghulam Nabi Lone resident of Ladoora Rafiabad, Ghulam Muhammad Illahi son of Muhammad Subhan resident of Chakla Baramulla and Abdul Qayoom Mir son of Abdul Ahad Mir resident of Noorbagh Sopore.
Officers have seized stake money of Rs 10,050 and playing cards from the gamblers. The arrested gamblers have been shifted to the Police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case under FIR number 161/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation set into motion, police said.
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