2 notorious drug smugglers booked

Srinagar: Acting tough against drug peddlers and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said to have booked two notorious drug smugglers under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla after obtaining formal detention orders from competent authority.

The notorious drug smugglers namely Ehtisham ud Din Khan son of Late Bahsir Ahmad resident of Gousia Mohalla Ladoora Watergam and Farhat Begum @Fancy wife of Rayees Ahmad Khan resident of Trikanjan Boniyar have been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority. The booked drug smugglers have been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-Balwal Jammu and Central Jail Srinagar respectively, a police spokesman said in a statement .

Pertinent to mention here that many cases are registered against them and were involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth of Town Baramulla, Kreeri, Trikanjan, Boniyar, & other areas of the district. Despite their involvement in many FIRs, they did not mend their activities and were again involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth, police said.

“General public appreciated the role of Police for their action against drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against the drug peddlers should reassure the community members that police is making all efforts to keep our society free from drug abuse,” police said.

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