02 Drug Peddlers arrested in Budgam; Contraband substance recovered

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Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Budgam Police have arrested 02 drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.

During naka checking at Malpora crossing, police party of Police station Khag intercepted two persons who were carrying nylon bags on shoulders and were on way from Malpora to khag after noticing police party they tried to flee from the spot, police party chased them and both the persons were tactfully apprehended on spot along with nylon bags. During questioning, the arrested persons disclosed their names as Firdous Ahmad Mir S/o Ghulam Ahmad Mir R/o Nusso Khag and Mohd Shafi Wani S/O Abdul Majeed wani R/O Hanji Lawipora Beerwah The seized nylon bags were opened on spot and Poppy Straw weighing 13 KGs was recovered.

Case FIR Number 65/2022 under relevant sections of law registered at Police Station Khag and investigation set into motion.

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 peddler should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.

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