Two burglars, drug peddler arrested in Srinagar


Two burglars and a drug peddler were arrested on Tuesday in two separate places of Srinagar following a police action.

The police spokesman said that few days before, Police Station Khanyar received a complaint from Mst Raja Bano wife of Abdul Ahad Mir resident of Naidkadal wherein she stated that a theft had occurred at her house.

On this information, a case FIR No. 09/19 under relevant sections of law was registered and an investigation was set into motion.

During the course of investigation, two accused persons identified as Faisal Ahmad Sheikh son of Gh Rasool and Adil Ahmad Bhat son of Ali Mohammad resident of Naid Kadal Khanyar were taken into custody. On questioning, they revealed their involvement in the crime and on their disclosure stolen property was recovered.

Meanwhile,  One person was arrested by Srinagar police following action against those involved in drug peddling in Central Kashmir.

The accused person was arrested during a checkpoint at Sathi Crossing for the drug offences has been taken to Police Station Rajbagh where he remains in custody.

Officers at the checkpoint have seized 25 bottles of codeine phosphate bottles from his possession.

Case FIR No 25/2019 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Rajbagh 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.


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