6 gamblers arrested: police

Police on Thursday arrested six gamblers during a raid at a gambling site in Chatterhama area of Police Station Zakoora, an official statement said.

The statement said stake money of Rs 30,560 and playing cards were seized from the site. “A case (FIR No. 09/2019) stands registered in Police Station Zakora and investigation has been taken up,” said the statement.

Meanwhile, police received complaints regarding selling of fake parking tickets near GPO, Residency Road here. Acting on these complaints, a police party of police station Kothibagh arrested one accused identified as Ishfaq Ahmed Reshi of Tangmarg along with fake parking tickets, said a separate statement. “A case (FIR No 07/2019) has been registered and investigation has been taken up.”