Notorious drug peddler arrested in Pulwama: Police

Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Jammu and Kashmir Police in Pulwama on Saturday said to have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

“A police party of Police Station Pulwama under the supervision of SHO PS Pulwama intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK13H-0836 at a checkpoint established at Gangoo Crossing,” a police spokesman said in a statement .

During the search, 7.58 grams of Herion like substance was recovered from the drug peddler identified as Muzamil Gul son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh resident of Samboora, Pulwama. The drug peddler has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized, police said.

In this regard, police said that a case under FIR number 97/24 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been set into motion.

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