SRINAGAR A woman is among drug peddlers arrested by police as part of its action against drug dealings here.
One person identified as Ayaz Ahmad Dar son of Gh Mohd Dar resident of Kursoo Rajbagh Srinagar was arrested and charas was recovered from his posession. He has been shifted to Police Station Shergheri where he remains in custody, a police spokesman said.
Officers at the checkpoint seized charas weighing 50gms from his possession. An Auto bearing registration number JK01AD-3359 has also been 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, a lady drug peddler Nigeena resident of Samoon colony was also 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, the spokesman said.
Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace, the spokesman said.
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