SRINAGAR, July 7: Police arrested six gamblers and recovered stake money of Rs 27450 from the spot here today.
A Police spokesman said that a police party of Police Station Soura raided a gambling site near Khawajapora Nowshera Soura. During the raid, six gamblers identified as Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Riyaz Ahmad Malik, Mohammad Shafi Bhat, Riyaz Ahmad Beigh, all residents of Nowshehra Soura, Bilal Ahmad Khan, a resident of Lakhripora Nowshehra Soura and Ajaz Ahmad Khawajapora, a resident of Sikh Bagh Lalbazar Srinagar were apprehended by the police party. Stake money of Rs 27450 was recovered from the spot.
“In this regard, a case FIR number 77/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act has been registered and investigation has been taken up,” he said