Srinagar- A notorious drug smuggler from North Kashmir’s Baramulla district was booked under the PIT-NDPS Act and shifted to Central Jail Jammu, a police spokesperson said Monday.
Barkat Ali Mian @Raja of Mian Mohalla Pattan has been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority, he said. Mian, he said, has been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-Balwal Jammu.
“It is pertinent to mention here that many cases were registered against the said drug smuggler and was involved in promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth of Pattan and other areas of District Baramulla. Despite his involvement in many FIRs he did not mend his activities and was again involved in promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth,” the spokesperson added.
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