Police arrests drug peddler in Kulgam, contraband recovered

Srinagar: APolice have arrested a drug peddler in Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Besides, 15kgs of poppy straw was also recovered on disclosure of an already arrested drug peddler.
A police party from Police Station Qazigund during patrolling in the jurisdiction of PS Qazigund intercepted a suspicious person carrying a bag. He has been identified as Aabid Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Yousuf Shah resident of Churat. During checking officers were able to recover 400 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 217/2021under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Qazigund and investigation has been initiated.
In another action, officers during the investigation of case FIR No. 202/2021 of Police Station Kulgam, the arrested accu-sed namely Aashiq Hussain Mir @Sikander son of Abdul Hameed Mir resident of Okey Kulgam further disclosed the presence of additional contraband substance in a vehicle at his native village Okey. Subsequently, a police party led by Dy SP Hqrs Kulgam Ghulam Muhamad Bhat-JKPS alongwith SHO Kulgam raided the specific location and recovered 15 Kgs of Poppy Straw loaded in a vehicle (Load carrier). The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

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