6 drug peddlers arrested in Kashmir: Police

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Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested six drug peddlers in Baramulla, Kulgam & Awantipora and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

A Police party under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg Imtiyaz Ahmad, assisted by Incharge Police Post Babareshi during routine patrolling at Shranz Crossing Tangmarg arrested a drug peddler namely Mohd Ashraf Malla son of Gh Qadir resident of Dodbugh, a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

During search, 50 grams of contraband charas and cash amount of Rs 27300 (believed to be proceeds of narcotic crime) was recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody, police said.

Meanwhile, a Police party led by Incharge Police Post Palhallan under the supervision of SDPO Pattan Mohd Nawaz at a checkpoint established at Hamrey Pattan arrested a drug peddler namely Mohd Yaqoob Dar son of Ghulam Rasool Dar resident of Renji Pattan. During search, 96 Tablets of SpasmoProxyvon Plus & 10 Syrups of Codeine Phosphate was recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody, police said.

Similarly, a police party under the supervision of SDPO Uri Shokat Ali assisted by DySP Prob. Kubra Nazir, SHO Police Station Boniyar at a checkpoint established near Ijara Crossing Bridge Boniyar intercepted a suspicious person who tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully.

During the search, 90grams of Charas, 800grams of dry cannabis leaves and cash amount of Rs 41355 (believed to be proceeds of narcotic crime) were recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Mohd Amin Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohd Sheikh resident of Ijara Boniyar. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody, police said.

Moreover, a police party led by Incharge Police Post Delina under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla Sajjad Bukhari at a checkpoint established at Rawathpora Delina intercepted a vehicle (Swift) bearing registration number HP40D-3856. During search, 10grams of Brown Sugar was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Zahid Hussain Wani son of Ghulam Hassan Wani resident of Hardushiva Sopore. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized, police said.

In Kulgam, a special police team led by Incharge Police Post Mirbazar under the supervision of SSP Kulgam at a checkpoint established near Zadoora Crossing on NHW-44 intercepted a suspicious person carrying a bag. During search, 6 sticks of charas like substance weighing around 100 grams was recovered from the said bag from his possession. He has been identified as Safeer Ahmad Dar son of Khalil Mohammad Dar resident of Nowpora. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody, police said.

In Awantipora, a Police Party of Police Station Pampore headed by SHO PS Pampore under the supervision of SDPO Pampore Imtiyaz Ahmad arrested one drug peddler at Tulbagh Pampore. During search, 1Kg 100 grams of cannabis powder (charas Powder) was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Basir Manzoor Akhoon son of Manzoor Ahmad Akhoon resident of Tulbagh Pampore. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody, police said.

Accordingly, police said that cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective police station and further investigation has been initiated.

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, police added

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