Associated News Bureau
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Srinagar

Srinagar :

January 22: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 02 drug peddlers in Srinagar and recovered contraband substance from their possession.

A police party of Police Station Shaheedgunj at a checkpoint established at Jahangir Chowk intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing police party tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. They have been identified as Amjid Dar resident of Tanghdar Karnah & Arif Maqsood Khan resident of  Kandi Karnah. During checking, officers were able to recover 17gms of Heroin from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 06/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Shaheedgunj and investigation has been initiated.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.