Police arrests drug peddler in Kupwara, contraband recovered

SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Kupwara and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Acting on specific input, a Police party led by SHO PS Kupwara under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kupwara apprehended a drug peddler identified as Aadil Hussain Bhat son of Ab Majid Bhat resident of Gonipora, Hyhama from Chalgund area. During checking, officers were able to recover 300 grams of Charas like substance from his possession.
During questioning, Adil disclosed that he was on way to Kupwara to sell the drugs in the area. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 58/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kupwara and further investigation set into motion.
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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