Mother-son held for selling drugs in Budgam: Police

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said that it arrested mother- son duo for selling contraband substance at their residential house in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a handout the police said that continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Budgam Police arrested mother- son duo and recovered contraband substance from their house.

The police spokesman further stated that Police Post Mochwa received an information that contraband substance has been concealed/stored by one namely Mohammad Yaqoob Khan S/o Sirajudin and his mother in the residential house of Siraj ud Din Khan son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan resident of Gopalpora Chadoora. Accordingly, police team from police post Mochwa led by Insp. Mudasir Shafi along with executive magistrate Ist class B. K Pora raided the house and conducted search. During search police party was able to recover 31 Sticks of charas like substance weighing 1 KG & 122 Grams from the said house. Both mother/son have been arrested on spot.

Case FIR number 46/2023 under relevant sections of NDPS Act stands registered at Police Station Chadoora and investigation taken up, reads the statement.

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