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Srinagar Police arrests 02 drug peddlers; contraband substance recovered

News Desk
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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JK NEWS OBSERVER

November 25

Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Srinagar, Police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Ziyarat Dastigeer Sahab intercepted two individuals identified as Zahid Manzoor Rather resident of Lone Mohalla Nowpora Khanyar and Fayaz Ahmad Faridi resident of Amda kadal Zahidpora Lalbazar.

During checking, officers were able to recover 350 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Khanyar where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 96/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Khanyar 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. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. 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.