Police arrest four gamblers in Kupwara

Police arrest four gamblers in Kupwara

 

Srinagar, Dec 4: Four gamblers were nabbed in Kupwara and stake money of Rs 2500 was recovered from them last evening, police said on Monday.

Official identified the accused as Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Abdul Rashid Nadaf, Ghulam Rasool Rather, all residents of Lalpora and Zahoor Ahmad Mir, resident of Tekipora.

Police said that “Following an input, police party from police station Lapora raided a gambling site in Rangwar village – adjoining Lalpora and arrested the gamblers,” Jan Muzzafar,

“A stake money of Rs 2,500 and gambling cards were recovered from the gambling site,” he added. A case FIR number 96/2017 under section 13 Gambling Act has been registered and investigations taken up. (PTK)