Srinagar, Mar 03:
Police in its recent series of actions against drug dealings in Budgam,
Srinagar and Handwara arrested seven drug peddlers and have recovered huge
consignment of psychotropic substances from their possession.
police party from PS Magam arrested two persons from Mazhama area in drug
related offences and recovered 1360 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their
possession. They have been identified as Hilal Ahmad Mir @Hilal Galwan and Arif
Mochi @Kuka both residents of Mazhama,” a police spokesman in a statement said.
A case FIR No.
29/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station
Magam. Both the arrested persons have been shifted to police station where they
remain in custody. Further investigation into the matter is in progress, he
“In Srinagar, on
specific input officers from PS Shaheed Gunj intercepted four individuals
identified as Aman Alaie, Rouf Nazir Wani, Kaiser Ahmad Ganie all residents of
Nowgam and Faizan Zahoor Sheikh resident of Mochow Chadoora. During checking
officers were able to recover 25 grams of Heroin from their possession. They
have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody,”
“A case FIR
No.15/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station
Shaheed Gunj and further investigation into the matter has been initiated”.
officers at a checkpoint established at Batagund Crossing intercepted an
individual identified as Mahnaz Ahmad Ganie resident of Shartgund Payeen.
Officers during checking recovered 500 grams of Charas from his possession. He
has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Qalamabad where he remains in
custody,” he said.
A case FIR
No.10/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station
Qalamabad and further investigation has initiated, he said.
are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in
their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as
per law, he said.
actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are
making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as
reiterated in our community meetings”.