Srinagar: A notorious drug peddler from downtown area of Srinagar city on Tuesday and was shifted to Kupwara Central Jail.
He was identified by police as Ghulam Nabi Sheikh alias Nabbe Kalla son of Habib-ul-Lah Sheikh resident of Tujgari Mohalla Shiekh Colony.
A police statement issued here said that the investigations into the case have revealed that he is involved in selling drugs including Charas and Ghanja among the youth in Central Kashmir particularly in downtown. “Several cases under NDPS Acts are registered against him in various Police Stations across valley,” it said.
Senior Superintendent of Police (Srinagar) appealed people of Srinagar City to come forward and cooperate with the police in curbing the menace of drug peddling.