Srinagar, May 05 (KS) :- A drug peddler was booked under PSA in Reasi district on Friday
District Reasi Police booked a notorious criminal of Reasi under Public Safety Act (PSA) and lodged him in District Jail Amphalla Jammu.
Police in a statement to Kashmir Scroll said that Somraj @ Shamu s/o Shankar Dass R/O Kanjali, Dera Baba District Reasi Age 30 Years was found involved in many criminal cases: FIR No. 18/2018 U/S 354 IPC (P/S Reasi), FIR No. 19/2018 U/S 382/342/323 IPC (P/S Reasi), FIR No. 92/2019 U/S 8/21/29 NDPS Act (P/S Ramsoo, Distt Ramban), FIR No. 302/22 U/S 341/323/504/506 IPC (P/S Reasi) and, FIR No. 41/23 U/S 307/341/ 506 IPC (P/S Reasi).
However in view of his continuous involvement in variety of criminal cases and to safeguard the general public it was necessary to book him under stringent law, police spokesperson said.
On the directions of Sh Amit Gupta-JKPS Senior Superintendent of Police Reasi his dossier for Public Safety Act was framed and sent for necessary detention order to District Magistrate who formally issued the order of their detention under the PSA, he said.
Today by the order of Smt Babila Rakwal District Magistrate Reasi, he was arrested and lodged in District Jail Amphalla Jammu under Public Safety Act, he said.
SSP Reasi while sharing the details conveyed that Reasi Police is committed towards the safety of the public and to eradicate notorious criminal from the society.