Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested nine gamblers and recovered stake money from their possession in Srinagar.
A police spokesperson said a police party of police station Nowhatta raided a gambling site near Khawaja Bazar and apprehended three gamblers.
“Stake money of Rs 11,300 and gambling cards were seized from their possession,” he said.
In another incident, he said, a police party of police station Khanyar raided a gambling site near Babademb and apprehended six gamblers.
He said stake money of Rs 10,530 and gambling cards were seized from their possession.
“Cases in both incidents were registered in respective police stations and investigation taken up,” he added.