SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said that it have booked four Drug peddlers under Public Safety Act (PSA) after obtaining formal detention order from the concerned authority in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
Quoting a senior police officer news agency GNS reported that the four Drug peddlers who have been booked under PSA have been identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Misgar @ Muz Thatru son of Abdul Rashid Misgar resident of Mominabad, Khunmoh, Imran Ahmad Shangloo @ Budshoog son of Fayaz Ahmad Shangool resident of Shah Colony JVC Bemina, Tawseef Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Gani Sheikh resident of Mallapora Habba Kadal and Umer Imtiyaz Tara son of Imtiyaz Ahmad Tara resident of Nawabazar Srinagar.
Meanwhile, in a series of tweets, Srinagar Police wrote, ” Four(4) more drug peddlers booked under PSA in Srinagar district.Many more are under process to be booked in PSA & PIT-NDPS. This year 34 drug peddlers/narcotic smugglers have been booked under PSA so far. Some peddlers are undergoing detention under PIT-NDPS also,”
In another tweet, they wrote, “In addition to application of detentive laws like PSA & PIT-NDPS, substantive laws also used wherein 132 FIRs registered, 222 drug peddlers/Narco smugglers arrested in NDPS act in the year 2022. Narcotic helpline 9596770550 is fully functional & Citizens of Srinagar are reporting.”