SRINAGAR Police Monday arrested four persons it said were involved in anti-social activities near Library Park Malikyar in the jurisdiction of Police Station Maharaj Gunj.
Identified as Sheikh Waseem, Parvez Ahmed Khan, both residents of Old Fatehkadal, Zahoor Ahmed Baba resident of Zainakadal, and Javed Ahmed Sheikh resident of Tral and currently residing at Habbakadal were arrested for antisocial activities and have been taken to Police Station Maharaj Gunj where they remain in custody, a police spokesperson said.
Officers from the local police unit found them in a state of intoxication in public and were causing annoyance to general public in the area. All these persons were taken into custody after completing medico-legal formalities. Doctors at the hospital after conducting medical examination confirmed that they were in a state of intoxication, the spokesperson said.
Case FIR No. 29/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter.
Members of the local Auqaf Committee, who were present on spot hailed the action of Srinagar police. They have assured full cooperation with the local police in eradicating the social crimes from the society. Police has resolved to act tough against the social crimes, the spokesperson said.