Police arrest drug peddler in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 2: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar district has arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession.
One person identified as Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh resident of Barthana arrested for the drug supply offences has been taken to Police Station Parimpora where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint have seized Charas from his possession.
A case FIR No.223/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter.
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.