Srinagar, Aug 01: Police on Monday arrested three persons including two students of NIT Srinagar after a video of them surface on social media, wherein they were seen indulged in some immoral activity.
In a statement, a spokesperson said that today a video surfaced on social media wherein a few locals of Nishat claimed to have caught a few drunkards and drug abusers in the higher reaches of Nishat area.
The statement reads that the video was purportedly of July 31 evening, while the matter was discussed with the locals and after hectic efforts the boys were identified & held.
It reads that two among them were identified as students from NIT Srinagar, who were carrying 3 bottles of liquor while as the third one has been identified as a biryani seller at Lal Chowk.
“Pertinent to mention that Police Station Nishat has already been working with the locals of the area from the last 3-4 months, with special focus on this area known as ‘Laila Majnoon’ hillock which has become a hub of immoral activities according to the locals,” it reads.
It added that due to persistent efforts of the police station a lot of change has been witnessed in the recent past with the youth being counselled and sent to rehabilitation coupled with legal action as well.
“Srinagar police solicits the cooperation of the general public in bringing such issues to the notice of Srinagar police on the mobile number 9596770550,” it added.