Police in its recent action targeting drug dealings in Srinagar arrested one person at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession.
The police spokesman said that a drug peddler identified as Ayaz Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar, a resident of Kursoo Rajbagh Srinagar was arrested and Charas was recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Shergheri where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint seized Charas weighing 50 gms from his possession. An Auto bearing registration number JK01AD-3359 was also seized in the matter.
Case FIR No 48/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shergerhi and investigation has been taken up. On his disclosure, another lady drug peddler Nigeena wife of Late Ghulam Mohd Sheikh, a resident of Samoon colony has been arrested and 210gms of Charas was recovered from her residential house.
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, police said.