Srinagar: Police in Handwara have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substances from his possession.
A Police party of Police Station Handwara at a checkpoint established at Chotipora intercepted a vehicle (Swift) bearing registration number JK01S 7022 driven by Tanveer Ahmad Wani son of Mohd Ishaq resident of Gulgam Kupwara. During checking, officers were able to recover 50 grams of Heroin from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 363/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Handwara and investigation has been initiated.
Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making continuous efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.