Srinagar: Police in Ganderbal on Saturday said that it has arrested six gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from their possession.
In a statement issued here on Saturday police said “acting on a specific information regarding gambling in the jurisdiction of Police Station Lar, a police party from Police Station Lar under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal raided the gambling site at Bab Solina Yongora, Lar and arrested six persons identified as Zahoor Ahmad Khan, Mohammed Shafi Bhat, Majid Ali Bhat @ 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”.
Stating that stake money of Rs 7120/-, playing cards, motorcycle bearing registration number JK05B-4071 and a vehicle Hyundai i-20 bearing registration number JK01AK-8947 were seized from the gamblers, police in it’s statement further said that following their arrest the accused have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody and a case vide FIR No. 14/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Lar and investigation has been initiated.
In the concluded para of its above referred statement police appealed people to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.