Police arrests drug peddler in Budgam,contraband recovered

SRINAGAR: Police in Budgam have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
A police party of Police Station Khansahib at a checkpoint established at Yarikha intercepted a vehicle (Tata Sumo) bearing registration No JK03-8539 driven by one person identified as Manzoor Ahmed Ganie son of Abdul Gani Ganie resident of Dabipora Yarikha. During checking, officers were able to recover 140grams Charas like substance & cash amount of Rs 11,845/= believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 147/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation has been initiated.
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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