3 drug peddlers arrested

3 drug peddlers arrested

Srinagar: Police has arrested at least three alleged drug dealers from three separate checkpoints in Srinagar on Friday.
A police statement said that one Amir Ali Hakeem @Ama Kala, resident of Aaram Masjid Khanyar was intercepted at a checkpoint near Khanyar Chowk in Srinagar and arrested after 130 grams of charas were recovered from his possession.
Police has requested community members to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood.
In its action against drug dealings, police said, two persons were arrested from Soura and Panthachowk areas of Srinagar.
Khursheed Ahmad Dar of Tulkhan Bijbehara Anantnag was intercepted and arrested for drug supply offences from Soura after one kilogram of charas was recovered from his possession.
Police said the contraband was concealed in a bag, and according to initial investigations the accused was involved in peddling drugs to youngsters in the city for a long time.
At another checkpoint at Pantha Chowk, police said, one Muzafar Ahmad Misger, resident of Khunmoh was arrested for the drug supply offences after 2.5 kilograms of charas were recovered from his possession.