Police arrests five gamblers in Awantipora, stake money seized
Srinagar: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Awantipora arrested five gamblers and seized stake money from their possession, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
He said that a cting on specific information about gambling activities in Pampore, a police party raided the specific site and arrested five gamblers on the spot. They have been identified as Firdous Ahmad Wani son of Mohammad Shaban Wani, Abdul Majeed Wani son of Abdul Aziz Wani resident of Tulbagh Doninad, Ghlam Mohammad Wani son of Abdul Aziz Wani resident of Tulbagh Doninad, Mohammad Amin Wani son of Mohammad Shaban Wani resident of Nambalabal and Aqib Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rahman Dar resident of Tulbagh Pampore.
Police seized stake money of ₹4,000/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 130/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pampore and investigation has been taken up, the spokesman added.