SRINAGAR, JULY, 19 :Eight gamblers were arrested while as a stake money of Rs 35500 was also recovered on Tuesday in Srinagar.
A police official said that on a tip off by a diligent citizen, a gambling site was raided at Babademb area and four gamblers were apprehended on spot.
He said that stake money of RS 22000 and playing cards were recovered. However taking advantage of marshy land, few of them managed to escape.
In this regard case FIR No. 39/ 2022 under section 13 of Gambling act was registered at
Khanyar Police station and investigation was taken up, he said.
During the investigation, four more gamblers were arrested and stake money of 13500 was recovered from them. With this, a total of 35500 was recovered in the instant case and 8 gamblers have been arrested, he added.
Srinagar police urges all responsible citizens to come forward with any clues regarding social evils like gambling etc. Their identity will be kept confidential….