A Day After Video Clip, Police Said Two NIT Students Among Three Arrested

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday said that two NIT students and a Biryani seller were arrested after a video went viral in which these youth were seen caught by Nishat locals with liquor in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.

A Day After Video Clip, Police Said Two NIT Students Among Three Arrested

Quoting the police news agency GNS reported that a video surfaced on social media today wherein a few locals of Nishat claimed to have caught a few drunkards/ drug abusers in the higher reaches of Nishat area. The video was purported for 31/07/22 evening.

The police spokesman further stated that the matter was discussed with the locals and after hectic efforts, the boys were identified & held.

Two among them were identified as students from NIT Srinagar,  who were carrying 3 bottles of liquor while as the third one has been identified as a biryani seller at Lal Chowk, he said.

Pertinent to mention that Police Station Nishat has already been working with the locals of the area from the last 3-4 months, with special focus on this area known as ‘Laila Majnoon’ hillock which has become a hub of immoral activities according to the locals, he said.

Due to persistent efforts of the police station a lot of change has been witnessed in the recent past with over there with the youth being counselled, sent to rehabilitation coupled with legal action as well, he said.

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