Wild bung destroyed in Shopian
Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested five drug peddlers in Pulwama & Bandipora and recovered contraband substances from their possession. Besides, destroyed wild bung spread over vast area in Shopian.
A Police Party led by SHO PS Pulwama at a traffic checking point near Khamray Crossing intercepted a Santro Car bearing registration number JK01G-4932 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Thoker son of Gh Hassan Thoker resident of Sonasamil and Yamin Rashid son of Ab Rashid Malik resident of Malikpora Pulwama. On checking, 370 grams of Charas, 02 digital weighing machines & cash ?10000/- was recovered. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been sized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 288/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been taken up.
Meanwhile, Police in Bandipora acting on specific information regarding movement of drug peddlers in Sumbal area intensified patrolling in the area. The patrolling party led by SHO PS Sumbal intercepted three persons in suspicious condition. On their search, 17 bottles of Codeine were recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Majid Mushtaq Shangu son of Mushtaq Ahmad Shangu resident of Osangrampora Sopore, Shafat Ahmad Shah son of Muzafar Ahmad Shah resident of Shaalpora Sopore and Nazir Ahmad Sofi son of Gh Ahmad Sofi resident of Dilna Baramulla, A/P Sumbal. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 136/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation has been taken up.
Moreover, Police in Shopian launched an intensified mass destruction drive of Bung (cannabis) in the villages Wachi, Wandina, Melhoora, other adjoining areas. During the drive a wild Bung spread over vast areas was destroyed.