Police today in a statement said that two persons were arrested in Srinagar following an action against those involved in drug peddling.
One person identified as Amir Gulzar Ahmed Seeno son of Late Abdul Ahad resident of Boatman Colony, Bemina was arrested for the drug supply offences by a police party from Police Station Raj Bagh.
During his search some quantity of banned drugs Spasmoproxyvon was recovered. When the investigating officers spoke to Gulzar they learnt about the involvement of another person from the area in the drug peddling identified as Tariq Ahmed Nago son of Abdul Khaliq Nago resident of Habba Kadal, presently residing at Rawalpora Wanbal Chak.
Police party led by SDPO Sadder arrested Tariq from Rawalpora where huge quantity of banned drugs including tablets, capsules and various other banned material was recovered.
It is pertinent to mention that Tariq is a notorious drug peddler and several cases already stand registered against him.
Case FIR No 32/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Raj Bagh and investigation has been taken up.
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.