4 gamblers, 3 drug peddlers held

4 gamblers, 3 drug peddlers held

In a statement, police spokesperson said police arrested four gamblers in Haft Chinar area here and recovered stake money of Rs 9070 from the spot.

Police arrested four gamblers and three drug peddlers in different raids in various areas of here. 

In a statement, police spokesperson said police arrested four gamblers in Haft Chinar area here and recovered stake money of Rs 9070 from the spot.

A case under FIR no. 7/2015 under section 13 Gambling Act has been registered against the gamblers.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson said acting on a tip off, a  police party of police station Sher-Garhi headed by SHO Muhammad Isaaq arrested three notorious peddlers and recovered 480 tablets of SpasmoProxyvon and 400 tablets of other banned drugs from their possession. He said a case FIR number 6/2015 under section 22 NDPS has been registered against the peddlers and investigation has been taken up.

“The trio used to sell these tablets among youth in the city. Srinagar police thanks public for their cooperation and  requests them that in case they notice any such activity in their areas, they should immediately inform the police. The identity of conscious citizens will be kept secret. General public can inform the Helpline numbers are 2477567, 9596222550, 9596222551,” the police spokesperson said.