Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that it arrested a drug peddler in Srinagar and seized contraband substance from his possession.
A police spokesman said, “One person identified as Mohsin Bashir Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Athwajan was arrested for drug supply offences and has been taken to Police Station R. M. Bagh where he remains in custody.”
“Officers at the checkpoint established have seized some quantity of heroin from his possession,” he said.
“In this regard, a case FIR No 30/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation has been taken up,” he added.
“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,” said the spokesman.