Srinagar,24 November 2020:Srinagar Police in its endeavours to eradicate drug menace from the city Srinagar, Police Party of Police Station Nowhatta during naka at Malkha Chowk stopped a person for frisking who tried to escape, but was apprehended tactfully.
On preliminary questioning he disclosed his particulars as:
Gh Nabi Sheikh
S/O Habibullah Sheikh
R/O Tujgari Mohalla Nowhatta, Srinagar
On his personal search 155 grams of contraband (Charas) kept in polythene bag, and indian currency rupees 9800/- was recovered from his possession. The recovered contraband (Charas) was sealed/seized on the spot.
In this regard case FIR No. 57/2020, U/S 8/20 NDPS Act of P/S Nowhatta has been registered and investigation set into motion.The accused was going to sell the contraband among youth of the area.
Public has hailed the Police action against the drug peddlers in the area.