Jammu and Kashmir police in Baramulla said to have arrested three gamblers and seized stake money from their possession on Tuesday.
A police spokesman in a statement to Asian News Hub, said acting on specific information about gambling activities in orchards of KP Payeen Pattan, a police party of Police Post Mirgund headed by In-charge PP Mirgund, under the supervision of SDPO Pattan Mohammad Nawaz-JKPS, raided the specific spot and arrested three gamblers on the spot.
Identified as Tanvir Hussain Bhat son of Mohammad Qasim Bhat, Mohammad Yaqoob Malla son of Gh Hussain & Imran Hussain Dar son of Gh Mohiuddin all residents of KP Payeen Pattan.
Officers have also seized stake money of Rs 2600/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pattan and further investigation has been initiated.
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, the spokesman added.