5 gamblers held in Pulwama, Rs 2 lac recovered

Pulwama police raided a gambling site and arrested five gamblers. Stake money of Rs.1.8 Lac was recovered from the gambling site.
According to the Police spokesman, acting on a tip off, police party of Police Post Lassipora headed by SI Mudasir Ahmad raided a gambling site at Naina Batpora and arrested five gamblers.

The gamblers were identified as Muzaffar Ahmad resident of Khallan, Sameer Ahmad, Muhammad Abdullah residents of Mailhoora, Bashir Ahmad resident of Naina Batpora and Farooq Ahmad resident of Litter, Pulwama. Stake money of Rs. 1.8 Lac and a set of cards was recovered from the spot.

A case FIR number 385/2015 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered against them and investigation taken up.

Meanwhile two Drug peddlers Abdul Hamid son of Mohammad Ayoub Kumar and Sajad Ahmad Thokar son of Ghulam Mohammad residents of Waghama Bijbehara were arrested in Anantnag and 22 Kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from their possession.

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