3 drug peddlers booked under PSA

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/2/2020 12:50:41 AM

SRINAGAR, June 1: Srinagar police today said three drug peddlers have been booked under public safety act (PSA).
A police statement said police in keeping up with its agenda and commitment for securing drugs free Srinagar and making all the efforts in breaking the chain of drug peddling in the City, has booked three drug peddlers under Public Safety Act (under NDPS). They are Nisar Ahmad Shiekh, Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Rayees Ahmad Hakak.
Two of them have been lodged at district jail Baramulla and the other in jail Kupwara in pursuance to detention warrants issued by divisional commissioner Kashmir.
District Police Srinagar to curb the menace of drugs in city Srinagar, has registered 81
cases regarding Narcotic and Psychotropic substances in year 2019 and arrested as many as 126 persons involved in these cases, besides recovered large cache of different types of drugs and narcotic substances.
During current year, 30 cases have been registered and 53 persons have been arrested under punitive laws so far in the NDPS law. The drug menace is causing irreparable damage to the society especially to the wellbeing of the youth. The menace of drug abuse has taken shape of a serious challenge on national and international level. It has also been witnessed that drug addicts subsequently have been found indulging in other crimes, which makes the addiction worse than a crime, the spokesman said.

 

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