5 drug peddlers arrested in Valley

Srinagar: Police is taking proactive steps against the peddling of drugs in Bandipora.

Two persons were arrested by the police at a checkpoint for drug supply offences. Both the accused have been taken to the local police station for further investigation and remain in custody. A case under relevant sections stands registered in the matter.

Officers in presence of SDPO Sumbal at the checkpoint have seized 900 grams of brown sugar from these two accused individuals identified as Nazir Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Jamal Dar and Mohammad Afzal Dar son of Habib-ul-lah Dar, both residents of Shahgund Hajin.

Police has resolved to deal robustly with those seeking to peddle drugs in our society. Our consistent action against such anti-social elements should encourage the locals to come forward with any information pertaining to drug peddling in their neighbourhood. We reassure the community members that our efforts to end the menace of drug addiction shall continue.

Meanwhile, Three persons were arrested today in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District following an action against those involved in drug peddling.

Three persons identified as Zubair Ahmad Dar son of Noor Mohd Dar resident of Dalipora Nagam, Abdul Hamid Rather son of Abdul Gani Rather resident of Hussipora and Mudasir Qadir son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Zuhama involved in drug offences were arrested during a checkpoint at Nagam Chrar-i-Sharief Road.

Officers at the checkpoint have seized 720 capsules of Spasmoproxyvan and five bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their possession. Besides, sumo bearing registration number JKO1N- 6080 they were travelling in has also been seized.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in the matter.

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 your society free from the scourge of drug menace.


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