Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three drug peddlers in Kulgam & Ganderbal districts and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party of Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Bonigam Qazigund, intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing the police party tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully, a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
“During search, 75grams of Charas was recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Mansoor Ali Najar son of Ali Mohmad Najar and Bilal Ahmad Wagay son of Abdul Rehman Wagay, both residents of Vessu Qazigund. They have shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.”
Meanwhile in Ganderbal, a police party led by SHO PS Kangan Insp. Zahoor Turk under the supervision of SDPO Kangan Muzaffar Jan- at a checkpoint established at Chinner intercepted a suspicious person coming from Wussan side towards Kangan who on seeing police party tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by alert police party, police said.
During checking, officers were able to recover contraband substance from his possession. He has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Khan son of Noor Mohd Khan resident of Bela Wassan. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custody, police added.
Accordingly, police said that cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigations have been initiated.
Meanwhile, police urged people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling 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—(KNO)
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