4 gamblers arrested in B’Pora, stake money seized : Police

Srinagar : Police in Bandipora on Thursday said that it has arrested four gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money.
A police statement issued on Thursday said “acting on specific information regarding gambling activities, a police team headed by Incharge PP Ajas under the supervision of SSP Bandipora Mohammad Zahid raided a gambling site and apprehended four gamblers identified as Habib Ullaha Ganie son of Gh Ahmad Ganie resident of SK Payeen, Bashir Ahmad Bhat son of Ab Rehman Bhat, Sajad Ahmad Shah son of Shamsuddin Bhat and Gh Majed Ganie son of Maqsood Ganie all residents of Malpora SK Bala”.
Stating that officers seized stake money and playing cards from the above named gamblers and shifted them to Police Station where they remain in custody, police in it’s statement further said “a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation has been initiated”.
Warning that people found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law, police in the concluding para of it’s statement appealed people to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.

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