Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police arrested two people and recovered Charas in the outskirts of Srinagar, a police spokesman said on Friday.
He said, during a naka checking by a police party from police station Nowgam at bypass in the city outskirts, a vehicle was stopped.
During the checking police recovered two packets of Charas like substance wrapped in corn leaves from Shakeel Ahmad Dar, a resident of Vethpora Soitang, Srinagar.
Another person Sammer Ahmad Dar also a resident of Soitang was driving the vehicle, he said, adding that both the people were arrested and vehicle was seized.
He further said, in this regard case FIR NO 139/2020 under relevant sections of NDPS Act was registered in PS Nowgam and Investigation taken up.
This is in efforts of Srinagar Police to eradicate drug menace from District Srinagar, he mentioned.