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Drug peddler arrested in Kulgam

12:23 AM Mar 23, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Kulgam, Mar 22: Continuing its unwavering efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Qazigund, Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

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A police party of Police Station Qazigund established a special checkpoint at Bonigam crossing near NHW Qazigund following specific inputs regarding drug peddling. During checking, one suspicious person identified as Maqsood Ahmad Naikoo, resident of Nassu Badragund carrying a nylon bag was intercepted. During the search, officers were able to recover 4 Kgs of poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to the police station where he remains in custody. Subsequently, a case vide FIR number 79/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Qazigund and investigation has been initiated.

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“General public are requested to come forward or Dial 112 with any information regarding drug peddling, anti-social activity in their vicinity and extend their cooperation to Police in eradicating the drug menace from the society,” police said.

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