Awantipora, February 20, 2021: Acting tough against social crimes, Awantipora Police have arrested 08 gamblers from a gambling site and seized ₹54,200/- stake money from their possession.
A police party of Police Station Tral raided a gambling site at village Bajwani Kahlil Tral after following an input about gambling activities and apprehended 08 gamblers. They have been identified as Javid Ahmad Khanday resident of Amlar Tral, Mohd Iqbal Shah resident of Tral-e-Payeen, Niyaz Ahmad Khan resident of Tral, Mohd Shafi Bhat resident of Parigam, Mohd Shafi Mir resident of Tral, Hamid Masroor resident of Tral, Mohd Iqbal Kumar resident of Amlar, Ghulam Nabi Dar resident of Noorpora.
Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹54,200/- from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Tral where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 11/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Tral and investigation has been initiated.
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.