6 drug peddlers arrested; contraband including 1 Kg Charas recovered

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JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Police in its recent action against drug dealings arrested 6 drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession. As per details, on January 11, 2021, a team from Police Station Dangiwacha arrested a drug peddler at Ladoora crossing and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession. Accordingly a case vide FIR No. 09/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, officers questioned arrested drug peddler who revealed involvement of one more individual, identified as Imitiyaz Ahmad Mir resident of Ladoora Rafiabad, in drug dealings. Subsequently, officers arrested Imitiyaz Ahmad Mir and recovered 12 bottles of Codeine Phosphate and 8 strips of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from his possession. He was shifted to Police Station Dangiwacha where he remained under custody.
Meanwhile Ganderbal police at a checkpoint established at Peerpora, Ganderbal intercepted a suspicious person identified as Bashir Ahmed Khan @seta resident of Hajam Mohalla Saloora, Ganderbal. During checking 3 Kg Bhang powder was recovered from his possession. He was arrested and shifted to Police Station Ganderbal where he remained under custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 05/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation in the matter has been initiated. It is pertinent to mention here that recently a drug peddler was also arrested at the same checkpoint with a consignment of 900 gm Bhang powder and cash amount of Rs. 2,40,500 and case was registered vide FIR No. 03/2021.
In Awantipora, officers at a checkpoint established at Panzgam crossing intercepted two suspicious persons, who were identified as Ghulam Mohammad Wani and Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, both residents of Ladermud Awantipora. During checking, 1 Kg Charas was recovered from their possession. They were arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remained under custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 09/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation in the matter was initiated.
Kathua Police also nabbed a drug peddler during a Naka in the area and recovered 24 gm heroin from his possession. The accused was identified as Gurnam alias Katta, resident of Chak Draba Khan. A trucker was also arrested by Ghagwal police during Naka and 7 Kg poppy straw was recovered from the vehicle.

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