LAHORE – The Shadbagh police claimed to have raided a gambling den in Yasrab Colony and arrested 40 gamblers red-handed here on Friday.

Cash and other valuables were recovered from them. In another raid in Sandha T-No-5, Afzaal Road, and 27 gamblers were arrested. Shahdara police launched a crackdown and arrested three drug peddlers and seven gamblers from a den.

The police have seized a huge quantity of heroine, charras, and other narcotics from their possession. Cases have been lodged against them and further investigations are underway.