Drug peddlers from Doda, Udhampur arrested in Leh: Police
Post by Umar Raina on Sunday, May 14, 2023
Leh, May 13: Police on Saturday arrested two drug peddlers in the Leh district of Ladakh and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
An official told Rising Kashmir that a police party of Police Station Leh while conducting a random naka checking at the Skampari area apprehended a suspicious person carrying a carry bag.
Upon checking the bag, the police party recovered ganja-like substances weighing around 584 grams from the possession of the suspicious person Surjeet Kumar, son of Bidya Ram, a resident of Arnoda, Doda, at present Skampari, Leh, he said.
In this connection, a case FIR No 67/23 U/S 8/20/29 NDPS Act was registered at Police Station Leh. Upon further investigation into the case, the links of other person’s involvement surfaced and one more peddler was arrested the same day who has been identified as Ravi Kumar @Yasir, son of Amarnath, a resident of Jaganu, Udhampur, at present Choglansar.
“Efforts to further nab the peddlers are being made,” the official said, adding that the investigation so far has revealed that these persons sell the drugs to the innocent public at very high prices.
“District Police Leh time and again requests the general public to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers and join hands with Ladakh Police in the fight against the menace of drugs in the district,” the official said. “Anonymity of informer shall be maintained and he/she can reach us through www.drugsfreeleh.com or to Anti narcotic Unit of district Police Leh on mobile No. 9541900291, Landline No. 01982-252200 or inform the nearest police station.”