Handwara: Police on Saturday said it arrested four gamblers in Kargama area of Handwara police district, following a specific input about gambling.
The accused were identified as Fasil Bashir, Mudasir Ahmad War, Umer Rashid Lone- all residents of Kargama and Aqib Ahmad Shiekh of Chotipora Handwara.
Stake money and playing cards were recovered from their possession.
A case under FIR No. 125/20 U/S 04 Gambling Act, has been registered in Police Station Handwara and further investigations taken up.
This is in continuation of the efforts of Handwara Police to curb the social evils.
General Public has applauded the Police action.