Budgam Police arrests 03 drug peddlers; Contraband substance recovered


Budgam August 13:(KNS) Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police have arrested 03 drug peddlers in Budgam and recovered contraband substance from their possession.

Officers at a checkpoint established at Choon Crossing intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No. JK01M 5928 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Bhat resident of Labartal, Muzamil Bhat resident of Choon Budgam and Ghulam Hussain Bhat resident of Yaarisathoo Khanshab.

During checking officers were able to recover 09 Grams of Heroin and 115 Grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Budgam where they remain in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

Accordingly, case FIR No. 316/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers.

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.(KNS) 

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