Two brothers among seven narco smugglers nabbed

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UDHAMPUR/RAMBAN: Police in its recent action against drug dealings arrested seven notorious drug peddlers and recovered huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession.
As per details, a party of Police Station Udhampur led by Insp Chanchal Singh SHO Udhampur under supervision of Sahil Mahajan DySP Hqrs Udhampur while patrolling at Birma Bridge near stone crusher, apprehended two suspected persons for checking, who were sitting in a suspicious manner.
During their search, 5.5 gm Heroin (Chitta), a weighing machine and cash amounting to Rs 10,000 was recovered from their possession. On enquiry, they disclosed their identity as Dheeraj Sharma, alias Pummy and Anil Sharma alias Chotu, both sons of Mool Raj, resident of Jib, Udhampur. They were arrested on spot and a case vide FIR No. 111/2021 under sections 8, 21, 22, 27-A and 29 of NDPS Act was registered against them at Police Station Udhampur.
In Anantnag, a police party led by DO Sangan at a checkpoint established in their jurisdiction intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK18A-5981 driven by one Showkat Ahmad Ganie, son of Ab Aziz Ganie, resident of Sirhama Bijbehara. On checking, officers recovered 2.5 Kg Charas powder from the vehicle. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remained under custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime was also seized. A case FIR number 57/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation into the matter has been taken up. Similarly in Handwara, officers at a checkpoint established under jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam intercepted two individuals riding a Scooty bearing registration number HR05BA-3742. They were identified as Tariq Ahmad War alias Tiger mama, son of Mohd Akbar War, resident of Hardona and Gh Nabi Dar, son of Mohd Munawar Dar, resident of Pazipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 50 grams Charas and Rs 1,900 cash from their possession. They were arrested and shifted to police station where they remained under custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, case FIR vide number 21/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Vilgam and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Meanwhile, Kheri Police also nabbed a drug peddler during a Naka and recovered 5 gm heroin from his possession. He has been identified as Ghulam Qadir, resident of Kanwa Kheri.
Reasi police also nabbed notorious a drug peddler namely Pyar Singh, son of Pritam Singh, resident of Pattian-Thuruu, with 800 gm Charas. Police station Mahore was tracking suspicious movements of accused for the last more than four weeks, which confirmed criminal activities of the drug peddler.