Three drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar: Police


Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three drug peddlers from Srinagar at a checkpoint and recovered a contraband substance from their possession.

Three drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

A police spokesman in a statement said that officers at a checkpoint established near Eidgah, arrested three drug peddlers.

“They have been shifted to Police Station Safakadal where they remain in custody.  Contraband substance including 50 grams of charas and 01 gram of heroin has been seized by the officers,” said police spokesman in a statement.

“Case FIR No. 106/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter,” he said.

“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 police spokesman.


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