Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a hardcore drug peddler with huge quantity of contraband in central Kashmir district of Budgam.
A police spokesperson said Police Station Chadoora received a specific input about drug peddling in a residential house of one Abdul Quyoom, son of Satar Bhat resident of Qazipora Chadoora. “Acting on this information, a police party raided the house and during search of the residential house, officers were able to recover 310 Kgs of Fukki Powder,” he said.
He said during the course of investigation, the accused person identified as Abdul Quyoom has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. “Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Chadoora and further investigation has been initiated,” he said.
He said community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood, adding people 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,” he added.