08 gamblers arrested in Kulgam, stake money seized: Police
Post by RK Online Desk on Saturday, April 1, 2023
Acting tough against the social crimes, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday have arrested 08 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession in South Kashmir's Kulgam district.
A Police spokesperson said that acting on specific information regarding gambling in the jurisdiction of PP Mirbazar, a police party led by Incharge PP Mirbazar raided the suspected gambling site at Palpora and apprehended 8 gamblers on the spot. They have been identified as Mohd Yousuf Malla son of Ghulam Mohammad Malla resident of Kawaki Bazar Qaimoh, Nasir Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd Rafiq Ganie and Umar Hammid Wani son of Abdul Hammid Wani, both residents of Furrah, Mudasir Ahmad Rather son of Abdul Rashid Rather resident of Waghama Bijbehara, Bilal Ahmad Mir son of Mohd Ismail Mir and Nisar Ahmad Khanday son of Mohd Afzal Khanday both residents of Bumthan, Nisar Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Hassan Mir resident of Zadoora and Tariq Ahmad Matoo son of Ghulam Mohammad Matoo resident of Gangipora.
"Officers have also seized stake money of ₹50,000/- 08 mobile phones and a set of playing cards from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody", he said.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and further investigation has been initiated.