Police arrest drug peddler in Anantnag

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Srinagar, Mar 11: Police in southern district of Anantnag arrested a person following an action against those involved in drug dealings in the area.
Acting on a tip-off, Police party led by SHO Pahalgam raided at Laripora Pahalgam and arrested one person for drug supply offences.
Officers seized huge quantity of liquor bottles which was hidden by accused at the back side of a shop. The individual has been identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Gani Bhat Resident of Laripora Pahalgam. He has been taken in custody and a case under relevant sections of law stands registered.
Drug dealings in southern Kashmir have put our community at the risk of harm and eventual criminalization. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers are aimed to end this menace of drug addiction. It should reassure the community members and encourage them to come forward with any information pertaining to drug peddling in their neighborhood.