Police arrests 02 gamblers in Kulgam, stake money seized

Srinagar January 19 (KNS): Continuing its drive against the social crimes, Police in Kulgam have arrested 02 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.

Acting on specific information regarding gambling activities in the jurisdiction of Police Post Mirbazar, a police party headed by Incharge PP Mirbazar raided the suspected gambling site at Palpora and apprehended 02 gamblers on the spot. They have been identified as Shahid Ahmad Mir son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir and Ashiq Hussain Sofi son of Ghulam Hassan Sofi, both residents of Zadoora. Officers have seized stake money of Rs. 4500/- and a set of playing cards from their possession. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 17/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police station Qazigund and investigation has been taken up.

People found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.(KNS)

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