Three drug peddlers arrested across Kashmir
Post by RK Online Desk on Friday, March 31, 2023
Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 03 drug peddlers in Baramulla, Kulgam & Shopian districts and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession.
In Baramulla, a police party of Police Station Kunzer assisted by SHO PS Kunzer during patrolling at Lalpora Kunzer apprehended a suspicious person carrying a polythene bag. On checking, 2Kgs of grinded cannabis leaves was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
In Kulgam, a specific information was generated by Kulgam Police from credible sources regarding transportation of drugs in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kulgam. Accordingly, a police party of PS Kulgam led by SHO PS Kulgam established a checkpoint at Chawalgam Chowk and intercepted a suspected person identified as Shabroz Ahmad Itoo son of Abdul Ahad Itoo resident of Chawalgam carrying a bag. On checking 3.5 kgs of grinded cannabis was recovered from the said bag. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Moreover, in Shopian, a police party at a checkpoint established at Kundallan intercepted a vehicle (Tata Mobile) bearing registration number JK22C-1395 driven by Basharat Hussain Shah son of Saif-ul-lah Shah resident of Kharwara Shopian. On checking, 4.5Kgs of crushed poppy straw, 4Kgs of charas powder, 5 grams of heroin concealed in two (02) bags was recovered. Besides, a weighing machine & grinder was also recovered from the vehicle. The drug peddler has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody and the vehicle has also been seized.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective police stations and investigations have been initiated.