SRINAGAR Police have arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling adulterated saffron in Pantha Chowk area in outskirts of Srinagar.
Acting on specific information about selling replica of Saffron by some unscrupulous persons, a police team arrested one prime suspect identified as Aarif Ahmed Bakhroo son of Ghulam Mohammed Bakhroo resident of Jogi Lankar Rainawari, a police official said. Police have recovered one kilogram of adulterated saffron from his possession, he said.
On the disclosure of prime suspect, one more person identified as Umar Ahmed Ghuroo son of Farooq Ahmed Ghuroo resident of Parimpora involved in the crime was arrested by the police, he said further.
A case FIR No 12/2018 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pantha Chowk and investigation is going on.
Jammu and Kashmir Police seeks public help in identifying such elements so that they can be punished under law.