Police arrest drug peddler in Bandipora

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Srinagar, Mar 28: One person was arrested during a checkpoint at Papchan following an action targeting those involved in drug peddling in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
One person identified as Majid Rashid Sheikh son of Abdul Majeed Sheikh resident of ward No. 5 Sheikh Mohalla Bandipora arrested for the drug offences has been taken to Police Station Bandipora where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint have seized 300 grams of charas packed in maize peals and a Ford Endavour car bearing registration No. DL4CAF-4167. Case under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Bandipora.
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 your society free from the scourge of drug menace.