July 17: Police in its recent action targeting drug dealings in Budgam arrested one person at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession.
One person identified as Bilal Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rehman Bhat resident of Hyderpora was arrested for drug supply offences and shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint established at Sebdan Chowk intercepted a Maruti-800 car bearing registration number JK01M-4274 and seized Heroin weighing 18.5gms from possession of Bilal Bhat. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter.
Case FIR No 219/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation has been taken up.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.