Srinagar police arrests 9 gamblers
Srinagar: Srinagar police arrested four gamblers during two different raids in Nishat and Habbak areas.
A police spokesman said in a statement that a police party of Police Station Nishat raided a gambling site at Kumar Mohalla Ishber Nishat. During the raid, four gamblers identified as Sameer Ahmad Reshi son of Mohammad Sultan resident of Pahloo Brane, Reyaz Ahmad Rather son of Khazir Mohammad resident of Chatterhama Hazratbal, Sajad Hussain Bhat son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat resident of Shalimar and Bashir Ahmad Reshi son of Mohammad Subhan Reshi resident of Brane Nishat were arrested.
He said that stake money of rupees 15,000 along with playing cards were recovered from the gambling site, adding a case FIR number 43/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and investigation has been taken up.
Police also busted a gambling site and arrested five gamblers in Habbak area of Police Station Nigeen, said the spokesman.
He further said that a police party of Police Station Nigeen raided a gaming site at Habbak. During the raid five gamblers identified as Mehraj-ud-din Rather son of Mohmad Sidiq, Nisar Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat, Aftab Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat, Mohammad Ayub Dar son of Ghulam Nabi and Mehraj din Bhat son of Mohammad Amin, all residents of Habbak were arrested.
Stake money of rupees 31,230/-was recovered from the gambling site.
In this regard a case FIR number 91/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and investigation has been taken up.