Srinagar Jan 21 (KINS): Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
A police spokesperson in a statement to news agency KINS says that officers from Police Station Khanshab at a checkpoint established at Parnewa Bugroo intercepted two persons identified as Zahid Ahmed Tantray resident of Wagar Khanshab and Nisar Ahmed Gojri resident of Pazaan Chadoora. “During checking, officers were able to recover 200 grams of charas like substance from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS where they remain in custody,” the statement said.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.05/2021 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Khanshab 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,” it reads.
“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 as reiterated in our community meetings,” the statement reads. (KINS)