April 03, 2022.
In yet another breakthrough on its continuous efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Kupwara Police has arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband narcotics from their possession. The duo was arrested by a team of Police Station Kupwara led by SHO Rafiq Lone under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Rashid Younis who had laid a naka at Herri Market, Kupwara. During the checking, Police team apprehended the two persons namely Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh
son of Ab Rashid Sheikh of Meelyal, Kralpora and Mohd Anwar Shah son of Vilayat Shah , a resident of Dardpora, Kralpora who were moving under suspicious circumstances and trying to evade police presence. During their personal search of the duo , brown sugar like narcotics substance weighing 22 grams was recovered from their possession . During initial questioning they disclosed that they were contacted by some addicts of Kupwara and were on way to deliver the drugs to sell to them to earn money.
Taking cognisance of the matter, Police has registered a case FIR No.75/2022 under section 8/21 NDPS Act in PS Kupwara against the duo . Some more arrests in the case can not be ruled out in the coming days .
Kupwara Police once again appeals the general public to cooperate in sharing the information related to drug abuse so that appropriate steps can be initiated and a drug free environment is created. Kashmir Zone Police Media Centre Media Centre, PHQ, J&K Police.
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