Srinagar, March 18: Police on Mnday claimed to have arrested two persons involved in selling adulterated Saffron in PanthaChowk area by arresting two accused persons involved in the crime.
Police spokesman in a statement issued to KNO said acting on specific information about selling replica of Saffron by some unscrupulous persons, a police team of Police Station PanthaChowk arrested one prime suspect identified as Aarif Ahmed Bakhroo, son of Ghulam Mohammed Bakhroo of Jogi Lankar Rainawari.
Officers have recovered one Kilogram of adulterated saffron from his possession. On the disclosure of prime suspect, one more person identified as Umar Ahmed Ghuroo, son of Farooq Ahmed Ghuroo of Parimpora involved in the crime was arrested by the police party, he said, adding that a case under FIR number 12/2018 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station PanthaChowk and investigation is going on.
Jammu and Kashmir Police meanwhile sought public help in identifying such elements so that they can be punished under law.