Srinagar: Police Monday said that it arrested two drug addicts, who had assaulted and looted a homeless old man in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city.
Srinagar Police in a Tweet informed that: “Two accused arrested for beating & looting a homeless old man in Lal chowk area around midnight time 2 days back.”
The accused have been identified as Furqaan Majeed Khan, a resident of Nowgam Kanipora and Danish Manzoor Ganie, a resident of Sopore.
“Both are drug addicts and criminal-minded,” police said.
Pertinently, a video probably from Abi Guzar location had gone viral in which these two drug addicts were seen trying to snatch money from a beggar during late night hours.
Drug addiction of late in Kashmir has shown an upward trend giving rise to crime in society. (KNT)