Islamabad: 100 gamblers held in 7 months
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police have arrested 100 gamblers during the last seven months and recovered stake money amounting to Rs303,109 from them, says crime statistics. The police also arrested 355 proclaimed offenders, court and military deserters during the same period. Similarly, 1667 suspicious persons were proceeded against under section 55/109 CrPC.
The City Circle Police arrested 19 proclaimed offenders, 70 court deserts and 158 suspicious persons and recovered mount of Rs83,440 from them. The Margalla Circle arrested 17 proclaimed offenders, 32 court deserts, 339 suspi–cious persons, 11 gamblers and recovered Rs11,500 from them.
The Industrial Area Circle arrested 11 proclaimed offenders, 7 court absconder and a military deserter, booked 238 suspicious persons, 23 gamblers and recovered Rs23,000 from them.