Woman among three held with illicit liquor, contraband



KATRA: Police on Sunday nabbed three drug peddlers including a woman at Katra.
As per details, Incharge Police Check Post Searly, during routine checking/frisking duty, stopped a person for checking who was coming from Panthal side and proceeding towards Katra. During checking, 400 intoxicating tablets of Alprazolam and 230 capsules of Tramadol from were recovered from his possession. The accused, identified as Rishav Sharma, son of Girdhari Lal, resident of Chhurta, Jhajjarkotli, Tehsil Dhansal, District Jammu, was arrested and a case vide FIR No 30/2021 under Sections 8, 21 & 22 of NDPS Act was registered against him at Police Station Katra.
Meanwhile, Katra Police during a Naka at Auto Stand on Ban-ganga route, intercepted a man and during frisking recovered 145 gm Charas from his possession. The accused was identified as Bansi Lal, resident of Pancheri. In another incident, police also nabbed a woman near Railway road, Katra and recovered 17 bottles of liquor from her possession. The accused woman has been identified as Veena, wife of Tittu, resident of Arnas.


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