Drug peddler arrested in Uri, brown sugar recovered, vehicle seized

Nadeem Khawaja Uri

Uri, Sept 05 (KNS): Uri Police on Saturday arrested a drug peddler during Naka and recovered 130 gm brown sugar from his possession.

According to KNS, a police party of PS Boniyar laid a Naka at Children Park Boniyar and started searches during which a person namely Ata-ullah Mangral son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mangral resident of Dawran Uri was caught red handed with 130 gram of brown sugar from his possession.

SDPO Uri told KNS that after receiving inputs, the Naka party intercepted a Maruti Van bearing registration number JK20A-2253 (Maruti Omni) in which brown sugar was being transported.

He said during searches one person was apprehended along with 130 gm of brown sugar. He added the vehicle was also seized.

A case under FIR No. 62/2020 U/S 8/21 NDPS Act has been registered and further investigations taken up.

The effort is being hugely hailed by the general public, police said and appealed people to co-operate in sharing all the information related to drug abuse so that curative steps can be initiated. (KNS) 

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