SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Ganderbal have arrested 02 drug peddlers and also recovered contraband substances.
A Police party of PS Kheerbawani during patrolling on Tulmulla road arrested a drug peddler identified as Wahid Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar resident of Masherpora. During the search, 2.3 Kgs of Crushed Bungpatri concealed in a Nylon Bag was recovered from his possession.
Meanwhile, during the investigation of case registered against the drug peddler namely Gh Mohammad Shah son of Jalal Din Shah resident of Babawayil Gutlibagh who was evading his arrest since the contraband weighing 7.6 Kgs was recovered from his possession at a checkpoint at Padavbal Chairwan where he managed to escape.
Regarding the incidents, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at PS Kangan and PS Kheerbawani and further investigations have been initiated.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling 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.