Srinagar, October 15: Police on Thrusday booked a hardcore drug peddler under Public Safety here in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
In a statement to press, the police said that its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar booked a notorious drug peddler under Public safety Act.
Officers in Srinagar had earlier seized huge quantity of contraband substance from the possession of a notorious drug peddler identified as Shakeel Ahmad Bhat @ Vover resident of Matti Mohalla Shalimer. A Case FIR No 05/2019 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Harwan in this regard.
The statement further said that accordingly the case was duly processed and the arrested drug peddler was detained under Public Safety Act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities and shifted to Kotbilwal Jail Jammu.
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, reads the statement.