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4 gamblers arrested in Bla: Police

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Srinagar, Dec 12: Jammu and Kashmir Police in Baramulla claimed to have arrested four gamblers and seized stake money from their possession.

A police spokesman in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that acting on specific information about gambling activities at Shalboni Hanjiwera Pattan, a police party led by SI Athar Parvaiz I/C PP Mirgund raided the specific site and arrested four gamblers on the spot.

They have been identified as Shabir Ahmad Bhat, son of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, Mohammad Iqbal Sheikh, son of Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat and Hilal Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani all residents of Hanjiwera Pattan.

“Officers have seized stake money of Rs 1,500 and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pattan and investigation has been taken up,” police said.

Meanwhile, police said that persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt with as per law. “Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units,” police said—(KNO)

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