Observer News Service
Srinagar: A notorious drug peddler namely Abdul Majeed Mir alias Majnoon resident of Baghi Islam, Baramulla has been detained under J&K Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1988, (J&K PIT NDPSA) under the orders of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir on the basis of dossier submitted by Baramulla Police.
The accused is a habitual offender and had earlier also been detained under similar act but he continued to indulge in illicit activities. The general public of Baramulla has approached police asking for his re-detention in view of his unabated antisocial activities.
Earlier on many drug peddlers from Baramulla and Pattan areas have been got detained by police dossiers and lodged in various jails of state for long durations. Police will continue to hunt for all such elements who are in any way involved in drug trafficking.
Baramulla Police is also running a Drug De-Addiction Centre in old hospital Baramulla for such persons who are suffering from drug and substance abuse and imparting treatment to such addicts. People are requested to avail the facility and get their wards suffering from drug abuse admitted in the centre for treatment.
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