Police arrests drug peddler in Baramulla, two others slapped with PSA in Awantipora

Bung destruction drive launched in Ganderbal

Srinagar: Police in Baramulla arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Besides, launched bung destruction drive in Ganderbal.
Officers from PS Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Ushkara Baramulla arrested a drug peddler identified as Momin Rashid Najar son of Late Ab Rashid Najar resident of Mohalla Jalal Sahib Baramulla. During search, officers recovered 664 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon from his possession.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation has been initiated.
Also in Awantipora police have booked two notorious drug peddlers under Public Safety Act (PSA) after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority. Besides, launched bung destruction drive in various areas.
Earlier, Police in Awantipora have arrested two notorious drug peddlers identified as Tawseef Ahmad Masoodi son of Nazim-ud-Din Masoodi resident of Bagander Pampore and Mehran Ahmad Malik son of Farooq Ahmad Malik resident of Drangabal Pampore. It is pertinent to mention here that both the accused persons were promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth of PD Awantipora especially in Pampore area.
Subsequently, the cases were duly processed and after obtaining sanctions from the competent authority, the arrested drug peddlers were detained under Public Safety Act.
Moreover, huge quantity of wild bung was destroyed by police in various areas of PD Awantipora.
Ganderbal, Police parties from PS Ganderbal & PS Kheerbawani headed by respective SHOs along with Excise & Revenue Department officials launched a special drive against wild bung at Saloora, Qamaria road, Larsen and other adjacent areas.
During the drive huge quantity of wild bung was destroyed.
General public of the area have widely appreciated the action taken by the Police.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law.


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