12 gamblers arrested

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Aug 26: Police while fighting against social crimes today arrested 12 gamblers from different parts of the summer capital.
A Police spokesman said that a police party of Police Post Urdubazar while acting on a tip off raided a gambling site at M.R Gunj Ghat. Four gamblers were arrested from the gambling site and stake money of rupees 3700 and playing cards were recovered.
He said in another instance, Police Station Khanyar received information about gambling in the area. Acting swiftly, a police team raided the gambling site and arrested 08 gamblers while gambling on the spot. Stake money of rupees 25,330 was recovered from the gambling site.
“Srinagar police has registered cases under relevant sections and investigation in these matters has been taken up,” he added.