Police arrests 04 gamblers in Sopore; Stake money seized po

July 30:`Acting tough against social crimes, Police in Sopore have arrested 04 gamblers and seized stake money, playing cards from their possession.

Acting on specific information about gambling activities in the orchards of village Mazbugh, a police party of Police Post Fruit Mandi headed by PSI Irfan Nazir raided the specific site and arrested 04 gamblers. They have been identified as Abdul Majeed Bhat son of Muhammad Ramzan resident of Butpora, Abdul Rahim Lone son of Ghulam Nabi Lone resident of Ladoora Rafiabad, Ghulam Muhammad Illahi son of Muhammad Subhan resident of Chakla Baramulla and Abdul Qayoom Mir son of Abdul Ahad Mir resident of Noorbagh Sopore.

Officers have seized stake money of ₹10,050/- and playing cards from the gamblers. The arrested gamblers have been shifted to Police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 161/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation set into motion.

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.```