4 drug peddlers held in Sgr: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested four drug peddlers and seized four vehicles in Srinagar and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.

Officers from Police Station Nowhatta arrested four drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession, a police spokesman said, adding that they have been identified as Nasser Maqbool son of Maqbool Ahmad resident of Saida Kadal Rainawari, Mudasir Ahmed Najar son of Muhammad Sadiq Najar resident of Naid Kadal Khanyar, Aqib Ahmed Shah son of Nisar Ahmed Shah resident of Dar Mohallah Soura and Jaseem Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmed resident of Ranghama Nowhatta.

Besides, four vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowhatta and investigation has been initiated.

Meanwhile, police urged people 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,” police said.

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