Srinagar, Apr 14: Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Awantipora have arrested 2 gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.
Acting on specific information about gambling activities in Khar Check Shar Shali Khrew, a police party of Police Station Khrew headed by SHO PS Khrew under the supervision of SDPO Pampore Imtiyaz Ahmad raided the specific site and arrested 2 gamblers on the spot. They have been identified as Tawseef Ahmed Wani @Seepa resident of Ladhoo and Bilal Nazir Bhat @Veerapan son of Nazir Ahmed Bhat resident of Shar Shali.
Police have seized stake money of ₹20,100/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 27/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khrew and an investigation has been taken up.