Srinagar: Continuing its campaign, “War on Drugs” against drug menace, the Kulgam Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler and recovered four kilograms of poppy straw from his possession.
As per the statement issued here, the spokesman said that during the random checking, under the supervision of SHO Qazigund Sahil Mahajan (DySP prob) recovered 04 killograms of poppy straw (Fuki) from the possession of a person identified as Mohammad Amin Lone, son of late Ghulam Nabi Lone resident of Kreeri Dooru who was travelling in Tavera vehicle bearing registration No. JK03-7929.
A case under FIR number 285/2017 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered in P/S Qazigund and investigation was set into motion.
It is pertinent to mention here that people of the district are cooperating with Police in ongoing campaign against drug menace due to which Police Kulgam have been successful to control transportation of illicit drugs by drug peddlers.
SP Kulgam, Shridhar Patil thanked people for extending their cooperation for better cause.
He further requested people of the district to extend more support in order to eradicate the drug menace from root to ensure crime free society.