Srinagar, September 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate drug menace, Jammu and Kashmir Police launched its drive in Srinagar today.
A police party of Police Station Safa Kadal and Police Post Noorbagh headed by Tehsildar Eidgah Shri Qawam-ud-Din, SHO Saffa Kadal Inspector Syed Mubarak and DO Noorbagh Sub Inspector Aijaz Ahmad, under the supervision of SDPO M.R Gunj Shri S.M Shafi destroyed bhung cultivation spread over on 08 kanals of land at Takanwari area.
Sources said that few peddlers were found busy in the process of rubbing bhang leaves and obtaining charas, who fled away on spotting police coming to the spot. However, during the chase, one of them was apprehended by the police party. Srinagar police has registered a case and investigation was taken up.