Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler in Ganderbal and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
“A police party led by SHO Police Station Ganderbal under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal during cordon and search operation at Gadoora recovered crushed Cannabis with seeds like substance from a Tin Shed of Ab Majeed Bhat son of Gh Mohamad Bhat resident of Baran Pattan A/P Gadoora. The accused has been arrested for his involvement in the commission of crime and shifted to police station where he remains in custody,” a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
Accordingly, police said that a case under FIR number 334/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Ganderbal and further investigation has been taken up.
Meanwhile, police urged people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. “Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt with as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace,” police said.