3 drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

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SRINAGAR: Following an action against those involved in drug peddling in central Kashmir, police on Saturday arrested three persons here, a police official said.

He identified the three persons as Riyaz Ahmad Guroo, Showkat Ahmad Bhat and Ghulam Mohammad Bhat who were arrested during checkpoint at Gole Market for the drug offences have been taken to Police Station Rajbagh where they remain in custody.

“Officers at the checkpoint have seized huge quantity of Sapsmoproxyvan tablets, other banned medicines and 100 grams of charas from their possession,” the official said.


He said a case FIR No 18/2019 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Karan Nagar and investigation has been taken up.