Police arrests notorious drug peddler in Kulgam, another in Pulwama Huge quantity of contraband substance recovered


Pulwama: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in a series of actions in Southern Kashmir have arrested two drug peddlers including a notorious drug peddler.

Huge quantity of contraband substance was also recovered from their possession.Acting on specific information regarding drug peddling in Qazigund area, a police party of Police Station Qazigund raided a residential house located at Nussu Badragund.

During the raid, police party recovered huge quantity of Fukki, weighing about 100Kgs from the possession of a notorious drug peddler. The accused identified as Mohd Amir Ganie son of Mohd Ahsan Ganie resident of Nussu Badragund Qazigund has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.

Meanwhile in Pulwama, during routine checking at a check point established at Eidgah crossing Pulwama, a police party of Police Station Pulwama intercepted a suspicious person identified as Imran Rashid son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Sonsamil.

On his personal search, 10 bottles of codeine phosphate was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.Accordingly cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigations have been taken up.

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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