Police arrests drug peddler in Shopian

Srinagar, April 18 (KNS): Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police arrested a drug peddler in Shopian and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

A police party from Police Station Zainapora under the supervision of SSP Shopian Tanushree-IPS arrested a drug peddler during routine checkpoint at Babapora crossing. The drug peddler was carrying a nylon bag and tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended by the alert police party. From his possession, charas like substance weighing about 2Kg 150grams was recovered. He has been identified as Ghulam Mohd Dar son of Ab Raheem Dar resident of Darbagh Wachi.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 30/2024 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Zainapora and investigation was taken up.

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.

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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