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Ten gamblers arrested in Srinagar

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Srinagar: In its endeavour to weed out social crimes from the society, Srinagar Police arrested ten gamblers at two different places in district Srinagar.

“In a raid at Sheikh Colony near Sultan-ul-Aarifeen School, a police party of Police Station Rainawari arrested five gamblers identified as Showkat Ahmad Shiekh son of  Nazir Shiekh resident of Sheikh Colony Rainawari, Showkat Ahmad Sheikh son of Gh Mohd  resident of Sheikh Colony  Androoni Kathidarwaza, Shahid  Ahmad Sheikh son of Ab Majeed resident of Rambagh and Bilal Ahmad Sheikh son of Khazir Mohd  resident of Rambagh Sheikh Colony,” reads a police statement.

Stake money of Rs 2,520 and playing cards were recovered from the spot.

In another raid at Behrar Baghwanpora, a police party of Police Station Lal Bazar apprehended five more gamblers identified as Shabir Ahmad Dhobi son of Gh Rasool resident of Dhobi Mohalla Botakadal, Bilal Ahmad Kungi son of Abdul Gani resident of Soura  Owantabawan, Ishfaq Ahmad Baba son of Gh Nabi resident of Amdakadal Lalbazar, Javid Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Aziz resident of Botakadal and Khursheed Ahmad Bazaz son of Abdul Aziz resident of Alamdar Colony Lal Bazar.

Stake money of Rs 8,230 and playing cards were recovered from the said spot.

Cases in both incidents were registered in respective police stations under relevant sections of law and investigation taken up.

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