Six gamblers arrested; stake money seized


SRINAGAR: Acting tough against social crimes, Ganderbal Police arrested six gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money.
Acting on a specific information regarding gambling under jurisdiction of Police Station Lar, a party from Police Station Lar under supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal raided gambling site at Bab Solina Yongora, Lar and arrested six persons. The accused were identified as Zahoor Ahmad Khan, Mohammed Shafi Bhat, Majid Ali Bhat alias Shandaar, all residents of Yongora, Hilal Ahmad Reshi, resident of Gratbal Safapora, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, resident of Safapora and Abdul Rashid Mir, resident of Baroosa, Ganderbal.
Officers have also seized stake money amounting to Rs 7120, playing cards, motorcycle (JK05B-4071) and a Hyundai i-20 (JK01AK-8947) from the gamblers. They were shifted to Police Station where they remained in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 14/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Lar and investigation has been initiated.