Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar have arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
A Police spokesperson said one person identified as Ayaz Ahmad Dar resident of Kurso Rajbagh was arrested for the drug supply offences. He has been taken to Police Station Sherghari where he remains in custody.
The spokesperson said officers at the checkpoint have seized 50 grams charas from his possession; besides an auto-rickshaw bearing registration number JK01AD-3359 was also seized.
A Case (FIR No. 48/2019) under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter.
The spokesperson said on the disclosure of arrested person, another notorious drug peddler identified as Nigeena alias Anaconda resident of Samoon Colony has been arrested and 210 grams of charas was recovered from her possession.