Police arrest drug peddler in Handwara

Handwara: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Handwara and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
A police party of Police Station Qalamabad at a checkpoint established at Market Qalamabad, intercepted a suspicious person who tried to flee from the spot after noticing police party but was apprehended tactfully. He has been identified as Asif Ahmad War son of Gh Ahmad resident of Audoora Qalamabad. During search, around 60 grams of Charas was recovered from his possession.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Qalamabad and investigation has 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,” police said.

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