Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Bandipora arrested 04 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.
A Police Spokesperson said that acting on a specific information about gambling activities in Nowgam area of Sumbal, a police party led by In-charge PP Nowgam under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal Shri Rameez Rashid Bhat-JKPS raided a gambling site at village Tulrazoo Sumbal and arrested 04 gamblers on the spot. They have been identified as Javaid Ahmad Dar son of Mohd Afzal, Afaq Ahmad Rather son of Gh Mustafa, Ashiq Hussain Ahanger son of Gh Rustum, Mushtaq Ahmad Zadoo son of Ali Mohd Zadoo, all residents of Nowgam Sumbal. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
“Officers have also seized stake money of ₹3,700/- and playing cards from the gamblers. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sumbal and investigation has been taken up”, he said.