Police arrest two drug peddlers; contraband substances recovered

SRINAGAR: Continuing its unwavering efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Police have arrested 02 drug peddlers in Kulgam & Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A Police party of Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Nassu on NHW, intercepted a suspicious person carrying a nylon bag. During the search, officers were able to recover 300 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been identified as Basit Ahmad Mir son of Nazir Ahmad Mir a resident of Chiedhama Mirbazar. He has been arrested and shifted to the police station where he remains in custody.
Meanwhile in Baramulla, a Police party of Police Station Tangmarg headed by SHO PS Tangmarg at a checkpoint established at Devdragar Tangmarg, intercepted a person identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Mir son of Habibullah resident of Devdragar Tangmarg. During the search, 30 grams of Charas were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Tangmarg where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of the law have been registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigations have been initiated.
“The general public is requested to come forward or Dial 112 with any information regarding drug peddling/anti-social activity in their vicinity and extend their cooperation to the Police in eradicating the drug menace from society,” police said.

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