Police arrests 2 drug peddlers in Baramulla; Contraband substances recovered

 Baramulla March 05 (KNS): Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.     

A police party of Police Post Wussan headed by IC PP Wussan at a checkpoint established at Wussan Chowk, intercepted a vehicle (Auto) bearing registration number JK01P-4705 with two persons on board. During search, 2.15Kgs of Poppy Straw like substances were recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Sahil Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Sher Colony Sopore & Mudasir Ahmad Dar son of Ab Aziz resident of Jalalabad Sopore. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Pattan were they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pattan and investigation 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. People are 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.(KNS)

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