Jammu, January 10, 2023: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 03 notorious drug peddlers in Pulwama and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
A police party of Police Station Litter at a checkpoint established at Khellan area of Litter Pulwama intercepted three suspicious persons who tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully. During search, 350grms of Charas was recovered form their possession. They have been identified as Kifayat Rashid Yatoo son of Ab Rashid, Nazir Ahmad Bhat son of Ab Aziz and Basit Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Shafi, all residents of Khellan Pulwama. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 01/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Litter 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 strictly 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.