Police arrest ten gamblers in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Oct 10: In its endeavour to weed out social crimes from the society, Srinagar Police arrested ten gamblers at two different places in district Srinagar.
In a raid at Sheikh Colony near Sultan-ul-Aarifeen School, a police party of Police Station Rainawari arrested five gamblers identified as Showkat Ahmad Shiekh resident of Sheikh Colony Rainawari, Showkat Ahmad Sheikh resident of Sheikh Colony Androoni Kathidarwaza, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh resident of Rambagh and Bilal Ahmad Sheikh resident of Rambagh Sheikh Colony.
Stake money of Rs 2,520 and playing cards were recovered from the spot.
In another raid at Behrar Baghwanpora, a police party of Police Station Lal Bazar apprehended five more gamblers identified as Shabir Ahmad Dhobi resident of Dhobi Mohalla Botakadal, Bilal Ahmad Kungi resident of Soura Owantabawan, Ishfaq Ahmad Baba resident of Amdakadal Lalbazar, Javid Ahmad Mir resident of Botakadal and Khursheed Ahmad Bazaz Alamdar Colony Lal Bazar.
Stake money of Rs 8,230 and playing cards were recovered from the said spot.
Cases in both incidents were registered in respective police stations under relevant sections of law and investigation taken up.