When a friend-turned-fiend committed a brute crime in Srinagar’s Khanyar area on December 11, the sensational stabbing shocked the snowbound valley and started the otherwise shrugged conversation about the felonry in Kashmir. The piercing crime, statistics say, was only an addition in the escalating crime graph of the valley. The commoner’s street-smart take majorly blame the rampant use of drugs for the surging crime in Kashmir and the mounting numbers of the drug abuse hint that they could be pointing fingers in the right direction.
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