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6 gamblers arrested, playing cards and stake money recovered in Baramulla: Police


BARAMULLA: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested six ‘gamblers’ and seizing from their possession playing cards besides stake money in tune of over thirty thousand rupees.

“Baramulla Police received reliable information regarding presence of gamblers at Cheradari, Baramulla jurisdiction of Police Station Baramulla, reacting on the information, Police Party of Police Station Baramulla rushed towards spot and arrested six gamblers from the said spots”, said a police spokesperson in a statement.

The spokesperson identified the arrestees as; Shahid-ul-Islam Dar, son of Gh Hassan Dar, resident of Kralhar Baramulla, Khursheed Ahmad Rather son of Gh Ahmad Rather, resident of Chandsuma, Imran Qadir Chana son of Gh Qadir Chana, resident of Arampora Baramulla, Mohd Imran Parray son of Late Ab Hamid Parray, resident of Khawaja Sahib Baramulla, Mehraj-ud-Din Dar son of Gh Ahmad Dar, resident of Khawjabagh Baramulla and Mohd Ashraf Dar son of Mohd Sultan Dar, resident of Fatehpora Khawajabagh.

Playing cards along with stake money of rupees 30,420/- were recovered from them, reads the statement adding a case under sections of 13 Gambling Act registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation set into motion. (GNS)


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