Srinagar, 26 August: In its continuous drive by Srinagar police against social crimes,Srinagar police arrested 12 gamblers at two separate places in last few days.
On 22.08.2018, on a tip off a police party from Police Post Urdubazar raided a gambling site at M R Gunj Ghat and apprehended 04 gamblers on spot. Playing cards and stake money of Rs 3,700 was recovered from gaming site.
In another similar action,on 24.08.2018, at about 20:30 hrs one gaming site namely Mexican Snooker was raided by police party of police station Khanyar after receiving information of gambling in the said snooker site & 08 persons were found gambling in the snooker site ,who were arrested & stake money of Rs 25,330 was recovered from the gambling site in addition to playing cards.
In both the above instances,FIR’s were registered in the concerned police stations & investigation taken up .
General public has applauded these police actions.