Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 03 drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Officers from PS Kunzer under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg Shri Hilal Khaliq-JKPS at a checkpoint established at Kunzer intercepted 02 persons identified as Rouf Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani resident of Lolpora Kunzer and Lateef Ahmad Sofi son of Ghulam Nabi Sofi resident of Ward No. 2 Kunzer. During checking, officers were able to recover 3.5Kgs of Poppy straw & 260gms of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Similarly, Officers from PS Baramulla under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla Shri Syed Sajad Ahmad-JKPS at a checkpoint established at Azadgunj Baramulla intercepted a person identified as Shahid Majeed Bhat son of Ab Majeed Bhat resident of Mohalla Mir Sahib Baramulla. During checking, officers were able to recover 85gms of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, Police have registered cases under relevant sections of law at respective police stations and further investigations have been initiated.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt 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.
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