JAMMU, Jan 18: Police arrested seven persons with stake money and playing cards from Treva area, falling under the jurisdiction of Arnia police station.
As per police sources, on specific information, police team conducted raid in Treva area and apprehended seven gamblers along with Rs 2400 stake money and playing cards. Moreover, Rs 24,100 was also recovered from their personnel search which was supposed to be used as stake money.
The arrested gamblers have been identified as Som Raj, son of Chhajju Ram, Vijay Singh, son of Mula Singh, Sham Lal, son of Chunni Lal, Guldev, son of Kirpa Ram, Amrik Singh, Tirath Ram, son of Krishan and Dev Raj, son of Ram Dass, all residents of Treva.
A case under Section 13 Gambling Act has been registered against them in police station Arnia and investigation started.
Police team led by SDPO RS Pura Surinder Choudhary and assisted by SHO Arnia Inspector Satish Kumar made the arrest under the supervision of SP Headquarters Jammu RC Kotwal.