Srinagar, Jan 9: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said to have arrested seven drug peddlers in North Kashmir and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
“A police party of Police Station Tarzoo at a checkpoint established at Pethseer Crossing, intercepted a person identified as Adil Ashraf Khan son of Muhammad Ashraf Khan resident of Pethseer Sopore. During search, 248 SpasmoProxyvon Plus capsules have been recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Tarzoo where he remained in custody,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
It’s pertinent to mention here that various cases under NDPS has been registered against the said drug peddler in year 2020, 2021 & 2022.
Meanwhile in Handwara, a Police party at a checkpoint established at Chotipora Handwara, intercepted a vehicle (TATA Magic) bearing registration number JK05B-1055 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Majeed Dar and Danish Ah Bhat son of Abdul Rashid, both residents of Batkot Handwara. During search, officers were able to recover 126 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and the vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized, police said.
In Baramulla, a police party of Police Post Delina headed by IC PP Delina at a checkpoint established at Juhama-Kanispora, intercepted a non-local identified as Arhan Khan son of Iftikhar Khan resident of Gaukhana Kadim Uttar Pradesh at present Kanthbagh Baramulla. During search, 14 grams of Brown Sugar was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Baramulla where he remains in custody, police added.
In a similar action, a Police party of Police Post Mirgund headed by IC PP Mirgund at a checkpoint established at Jheel Bund Pattan, intercepted a vehicle (Scorpio) bearing registration DL10CT-1577 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Sheikh son of Gulzar Ahmad Sheikh resident of Lawaypora Srinagar, Imran Hussain Malla son of Gh Mohammad Malla resident of Yakhmanpora & Mohd Amin Waza son of Manzoor Ahmad Waza resident of Shahtulpora Sumbal. During search, 28 grams of Brown Sugar was recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Pattan were they remain in custody, police said.
Accordingly, police said that cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective police stations and investigations have been initiated.
“We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. General Public is requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law,” police said.
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