12 gamblers arrested in Bandipora, Rs 1,52, 000 stake money seized | KNO

12 gamblers arrested in Bandipora, Rs 1,52, 000 stake money seized | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, January 02 (KNO) : Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 12 gamblers in Bandipora and seized Rs 1,52,000 stake money from their possession. Continuing its drive against social crimes, Bandipora police as per a statement issued to KNO busted a gambling den at Poshwara area of Naidkhai in Sumbal and apprehended 12 gamblers. “The raid was conducted after a specific tip-off about a group of gamblers indulging in gambling in a house in Poshwari area of Naidkhai in Sumbal,” police said, adding that a team of police officials of Police station Sumbal headed by SHO Sumbal raided the house and apprehended the gamblers. The raid was conducted under the close surpervion of SSP Bandipora and a cash amount of Rs 1,52,000, along with bank cheques (4 in number) worth Rs 2,50,000 were seized. In this regard, an FIR under relevant sections has been lodged and further investigation has been initiated. The local residents of the area have appreciated the efforts of police for taking swift action against the perpetrators of the social crimes.(KNO)