Srinagar, Feb 1: Jammu and Kashmir Police in Handwara on Thursday said to have attached the property of a notorious drug peddler.
A property (Mini shopping complex comprising of 04 shops) belonging to a notorious drug peddler namely Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Mohd Sultan Dar resident of Lachipora Handwara was attached under section 68-F of NDPS Act 1985, a police spokesman said in a statement.
The said notorious drug peddler is involved in several NDPS cases including Case FIR No.316/2017 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act of PS Handwara, Case FIR No. 86/2020 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act of PS Handwara, Case FIR NO.242/2021 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act of PS Handwara and Case FIR No .36/23 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act of PS Handwara, police said.
“The property was identified as illegally acquired property during the course of investigation/enquiry conducted by Police. The property was prima facie acquired from illicit trafficking in Narcotic drug and Psychotropic substances by the drug peddler. The notorious drug peddler is currently under detention at Kot-Bhalwal Jammu under PIT-NDPS Act,” police said.
This operation reaffirms the commitment of Police to combat the drug menace. Local people of the area hailed the initiative of Police with regard to the attachment of immovable properties which has been raised and used from illicit trafficking of narcotics by the drug peddler in the Police District Handwara, police said.
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