Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have booked a notorious drug smuggler under PIT NDPA Act in Baramulla.
The notorious drug peddler namely Farooq Ahmad Chopan @Beta son of Ghulam Hassan Chopan resident of Watergam Wagoora Baramulla has been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority. The booked drug smuggler has been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-Balwal Jammu, a police spokesman said in a statement.
It is pertinent to mention here that many cases were registered against the said drug smuggler and was involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth of Kreeri and other areas of District Baramulla. Despite his involvement in many FIRs he did not mend his activities and was again involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth, police said.
“Consistent actions of Police against the criminals should reassure the community members that police is making all efforts to eradicate social evils and making all efforts to keep our society free from drug abuse,” police said.