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Drug peddler arrested in Kulgam

03:53 AM Apr 14, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Kulgam, Apr 13: Continuing its unwavering efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

A police party of Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Shampora crossing, intercepted a suspicious person carrying a nylon bag. During search, officers were able to recover 2.5 Kgs of Poppy Straw like contraband substance filled in the said bag from his possession. He has been identified as Arbaaz Ahmad Lone, resident of Qazigund. He has been arrested and shifted to the police station where he remains in custody.

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Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 107/2024 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated. "General public is 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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