War Against Drug Continues In Kulgam

Police arrests 03 drug peddlers in Kulgam, contraband substances recovered

Police arrests 03 drug peddlers in Kulgam, contraband substances recovered

Kulgam May 14 (KNS): Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested 03 drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

A Police party of Police Station Qaimoh during Naka checking at Khudwani Bypass near NHW intercepted two suspicious persons carrying a nylon bag identified as *Manzoor Ahmad Wagay son in law of Gull Mohd Dar & Mushtaq Ahmad Bagow son of Wali Mohd Bagow both residents of Redwani Payeen*. After checking, *3 Kgs of Poppy Straw filled in the said bag and 3 grams of Brown Sugar* like substances were recovered. Moreover, a police party of Police Post Mirbazar established a checkpoint at Manigam crossing and during checking one vehicle (XUV-500) bearing registration no DL4CNB-7870 was intercepted. After thorough search, officers present were able to recover *220 grams of Charas* like substance and cash amount of *Rs 15000/= (pertains to the proceeds of narcotic substances)*. The said person identified as *Rayees Ahmad Turray son of Mohd Yousuf Turray resident of Khawa Mir Ali Chani Chowk Anantnag* was arrested and vehicle used in commission of crime was seized.

Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at *Police Station Qaimoh and Police Station Qazigund* and further investigation have been initiated in both cases.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent 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.(KNS) 

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