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Drug peddler arrested in Kulgam; Contraband substance recovered

News Desk
Friday, June 11, 2021
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JK NEWS OBSERVER

June 11: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers from Police Station Kulgam at a checkpoint established at Chanser crossing intercepted a person riding a motorcycle bearing registration No. JK13A-4045. He has been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Khan son of Nazir Ahmad Khan resident of Check Sangrun Shopian.

During checking, officers were able to recover 250 grams of charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Motorcycle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.130/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police station Kulgam and investigation has been taken up.

Community members 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. 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.