Srinagar, July 20: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Srinagar arrested one drug peddler at a checkpoint, contraband substance charas has been recovered from his possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established near Batamaloo intercepted and arrested drug peddler identified as Mohd Altaf Rather son of Mohd Akbar Rather resident of Panzan Chadoora. Officers have seized 650 gms of charas and cash amount ₹19150 from his possession.
Accordingly case FIR No. 64/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in the instant matter.
He has been shifted to Police Station Batamaloo where he remains in custody. One motor cycle bearing registration number JK01S-2152 also has been seized. It is learnt that the arrested person works in Police department as Head Constable and has been accordingly placed under suspension.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
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.