Police Arrests Drug Peddler In North Kashmir’s Bandipora

Recovers 1300 Bottles Of Contraband Substance

Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested a drug peddler in Nathpora Kaloosa area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district and recovered 1300 Bottles of contraband substance COCAS-DX from his possession.

“Today police station Bandipora received a specific information that one person namely Maqsood Ahmad Rather S/o Mohmad Maqbool Rather R/o Nathpora Kaloosa Bandipora has concealed huge consignment of psychotropic substances in the premises of his residential house.” a police spokesperson told Kashmir Observer.

The spokesperson further added, “Acting swiftly on this complaint a police party led by SHO PS Bandipora Inspector Ashiq Ahmad under the supervision of DYSP Hqrs Bandipora Shri Shafat Mohmmad-JKPS raided the particularly house and during search recovered 1300 Bottles of COCAS-DX and the accused was also arrested.”

“In this regard, police has registered a case FIR No. 93/2022 under relevant sections of NDPS Act in police station Bandipora and further investigation has been taken up.During preliminary inquiry it was revealed that the accused had concealed these psychotropic substances for further sale to youth of the area in order to make them drug addicts.” the spokesperson noted.

Besides this, the general public of the area have appreciated Bandipora Police’s swift action.

“People are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers and help police in eradicating the menace of drugs.” the spokesperson said.

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