February: Police on Tuesday arrested drug peddler following action against those involved in drug peddling in Bandipora.
Police officials said that the person was arrested for drug related offences and has been taken to Police Station Hajin where he remains in custody. The accused was identified as Ishtiyaq Sadiq Parray son of Late Mohammad Sadiq Parray resident of Kathpora.
Police said that this is a part of proactive action initiated by Bandipora police against the drug peddlers.
Officers seized 70 kilograms of Charas from one drug peddler and a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Hajin.
police has requested community members to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood, adding that, 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 your society free from the scourge of drug menace,” police said.