In its efforts to weed out social crimes from society, police on Thursday arrested seven gamblers and recovered stake money from them.
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.
A case FIR No 73/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered and investigation taken up.
General public has applauded the prompt action of police, a spokesperson said in a statement.