4 drug peddlers held in Kulgam, Baramulla: Police

Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Sep 29: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday said to have arrested four drug peddlers in Kulgam & Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
In Kulgam, a police party headed by SHO Police station Qazigund during patrolling at Dalwach, Qazigund intercepted 02 suspicious persons carrying luggage bags, who after noticing police party tried to flee from the spot but were tactfully apprehended by alert police party, a police spokesman said.
During checking, officers were able to recover 19Kgs of poppy straw like contraband substance in the Luggage bags. They have been identified as Balwinder Singh son of Dailaish Kumar resident of Shairiwala Ludhiana, Punjab and Harvinder Singh son of Joginder Singh resident of Walipor Khurad Ludhiana, Punjab. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody, police said.
In Baramulla, a police party of Police Station Boniyar headed by SHO PS Boniyar under the supervision of SDPO Uri at a checkpoint established at Boniyar Baramulla intercepted 02 persons identified as Sajad Hussain Qureshi (Policeman) son of Nazir Ahmad Qureshi resident of Bandi Uri & Nadeem Ahmad Awan son of Mohd Hussain resident of Gingal Uri, police said.
During search, 48 grams of contraband substance Heroin was recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, police said that cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective police stations and investigation has been taken up.
“We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law,” police said.

 

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