SARGODHA - The police have arrested five gamblers for betting on cockfight here at village Wegowal on Tuesday.

As per details, on the instructions of DPO Dr Muhammad Rizwan, Shahpur Saddar Police conducted raid on a gamblers’ den at Wegowal, where some outlaws were betting on cockfight. The police arrested five alleged gamblers Javid Iqbal of 81/NB village, Gulzar Ahmed, Muhammad Saleem of 65/NB, Muhammad Khan of Shahpur Saddar and Muhammad Maqbool Tullah of Bonga Minhas and recovered cocks and stake money from their possession.

The police have registered a case against the accused and started investigations.