11 gamblers held, liquor seized


The Margallah police on Wednesday arrested 11 gamblers during a raid at a gambling den in Sector G-9/4. Reportedly, the accused were involved in betting on horse racing by connecting their whole network within and outside the city through Internet. The police also recovered stake money, mobile phones and wireless phones from them.
A police spokesman said on a tip off that a gambling den was being run by one Imran in Flat No 7, Block No 9, Himalaya Plaza, Sector G-9/4, Margallah SHO Irshad Ali Abro constituted a special team. The team raided the gambling den and arrested 11 gamblers, identified as Imran, Mudassar Hussain, Saeed Butt, Shehzad Khan, Naeem, Mazhar Javed, Younus, Naseeb-ur-Rehman, Ilyas, Tariq and Nisar. According to the police, during the initial investigation from the alleged gamblers, they confessed to their involvement in betting on horse race through Internet.