Srinagar, Apr 22, KDC: Acting tough against social crimes, police on Saturday arrested 13 gamblers at Upper bus stand and Zalwan area of Bandipora and seized stake money from the gamblers.
A police party from Police station Bandipora headed by SHO Bandipora and Dysp Hqr Bandipora raided gambling sites at Upper Bus stand and Zalwan following an input about gambling activities and apprehended thirteen gamblers.
Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of 20100/- from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Bandipora where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora and investigation has been initiated.
Police said “Persons 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.”