Two Drug Peddlers Arrested In Pulwama: Police

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Pulwama: Police on Thursday said that two drug peddlers were arrested and 70 grams of heroine and 300 grams of charas was recovered from their possession in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

"Continuing its drive against drug menace in District Pulwama, yesterday   on the direction of SDPO Litter Furqan Qadri, SHO PS Litter Insp. Hafiz Chowdary established a naka at Naina area of Litter, Pulwama. During Naka checking one suspicious person tried to flee away from the spot after sighting naka party who was apprehended tactfully by the naka party. On his physical search 300 grams of Charas has been recovered from his possession. The accused has been arrested and identified as Shabir Ahmad Bhat S/o Mohammad Akbar Bhat R/o Nowgam Verinag Anantnag," Police said in a statement.

“On the same date, another Naka was established at Batpora Litter on the direction of SDPO Litter, Police party apprehended one suspicious person and recovered 70 grams Brown sugar (Heroine) like substance from his possession. The accused has been arrested and identified as Ghulam Nabi Matoo S/o Mohammad Akbar Matoo R /o Naina Litter.”

“Accordingly Case FIR No. 11/2021 and FIR No. 12/2021 under relevant sections of NDPS Act have been registered in Police Station Litter and investigations taken set into motion,” the statement added.

“General public of the area has hailed Police action against drug eradication. Moreover, Police Pulwama has sought cooperation of general public to control the illegal drug menace in Pulwama, so that the drug trafficking can be eradicated from the society.”

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