Two drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar, contraband substance seized

Srinagar, May 1: Police in its recent action targeting drug dealings in Srinagar City has arrested two notorious drug peddlers at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance & cash from their possession.
Two persons identified as Bashir Ah Gatoo son of Mohammad Abdullah Gatoo resident of Naina Batapora Pulwama and Numan Farooq Bhat son of Farooq Ahmad resident of Channapora Srinagar arrested for the drug supply offences have been taken to Police Station R.M Bagh where they remain in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint have seized heroine & cash Rs 1,99,400 from their possession. An Alto car bearing registration number JK03G 7636 has also been seized by the officers.
Case FIR No 18/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station R. M Bagh and investigation has been taken up.
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.