Srinagar: In its efforts to weed out social crimes from society, Srinagar police arrested seven gamblers and recovered stake money, a police spokesman said.
A police party of Police Station Lal Bazar arrested a group of seven gamblers near Badamwari area of Lal bazar in Srinagar. Stake money of Rs 14,800 and playing cards were seized from the gambling spot, he said.
A case FIR No 73/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and investigation taken up, the spokesman said.
General public has applauded the prompt action of police, the spokesman added.