Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday claimed to have arrested nine gamblers and seized stake money from their possession in Srinagar.
A police spokesman said that acting on specific information, a Police Party of PP Nehru Park under the supervision of SDPO Nehru Park raided a secret gambling site in a houseboat namely Royal Safeena and arrested 09 gamblers.
Officers have seized stake money of Rs 1,53,370 and playing cards from the gamblers.
They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case under FIR number 11/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation has been initiated.
Meanwhile, police said that 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.”