02 drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar police on Saturday, arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

“A police party of Police Station Nowhatta apprehended two persons identified as Ghulam Nabi Sheikh @Nabkalla son of Habib-ul-lah Sheikh resident of Sheikh Colony Tuggari Mohalla and Mohamad Younis Mir son of Ghulam Nabi resident of Bemina Dal Colony. On their search, 280 grams of charas contained in 55 packets and amount of Rs 1200 was recovered from their possession.”  Police spokesperson said.

A case FIR number 62/2017 under section 8/20 was registered and investigation was taken up.

During the course of investigation it was found that they were selling each pocket for Rs 500 to the youth of the area.

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