Woman drug peddler among 5 held in Valley

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 2/24/2020 12:43:04 AM

Contraband substance, cash recovered

SRINAGAR, Feb 23: Police today claimed to have arrested a woman drug peddler and recovered contraband substance and cash from her possession.
Giving details a police spokesman said acting on specific information, officers from Police Station Kangan raided a shop run by a woman in Bonibagh area. Officers were able to recover 400 grams of charas and Rs 4,22,750 believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime. The accused lady has been arrested for drug related offences.
Case FIR number 06/20 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kangan.
She has been shifted to women police cell Ganderbal where she remains in custody.
Initial investigation into the case reveals that lady was peddling contraband drugs to the youth of the area under the garb of running a local shop, police said.
Meanwhile, Kulgam police has arrested four drug peddlers in two separate instances and recovered huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession.
Police spokesman said, officers at a checkpoint in the jurisdiction of police station Qazigund intercepted an oil tanker bearing registration number PB10DC-5507 with two persons on board. On checking, officers were able to recover 125 kilograms of poppy straw concealed in 10 bags from inside the Oil Tanker. Both the persons have been arrested and a case FIR number 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund.
Similarly, in another action against drug dealings, Officers at Jawahar Tunnel intercepted a Maruti vehicle bearing registration number JK02CK-4261 with two persons on board. On checking, officers were able to recover 12 kilograms of poppy straw from the vehicle. Officers have arrested both the persons and a case FIR number 39/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund.
All the four drug peddlers have been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody. Both the vehicles used in the peddling of drugs have also been seized by the police.

 

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