Srinagar, March 06: Continuing its onslaught against drug dealings in Srinagar, police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established at Jahangir Chowk intercepted an individual identified as Sajad Ahmad Khan resident of Zainder Mohalla Habakadal. Officers during checking were able to recover 250 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Shaheed Gunj where he remains in custody.
Case FIR No. 16/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shaheed Gunj and further investigation into the matter has been initiated.
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.
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 as reiterated in our community meetings.