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Drug peddler’s property attached in Kulgam: Police

01:11 AM Feb 07, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Srinagar, Feb 6: A property of a drug peddler was attached in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday, Police said.

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A statement of J&K Police issued here said that continuing its action against the drug peddlers, a two-storied residential house belonging to a drug peddler Khursheed Ahmad Bhat of Sopat Devsar was attached under Section 68-F of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), 1985.

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It said that the drug peddler was involved in several NDPS cases including case FIR No 63/2019 under Section 8/15 and 20 of the NDPS Act, case FIR No 11/2021 under Section 8/20 and 29 of the NDPS Act and 31/2021 under Section 8/20 and 22 of the NDPS Act of Police Station Devsar.

The property was identified as illegally acquired property during an investigation and inquiry conducted by the Police.

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The property was prima facie acquired from illicit trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances by the drug peddler.

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The drug peddler is currently under detention at Kot Bhalwal Jail Jammu under the PIT-NDPS Act.

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The statement said that the operation reaffirms the commitment of J&K Police to combat the drug menace.

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Locals hailed the initiative of the Police regarding the attachment of immovable property raised and used from illicit trafficking of narcotics by the drug peddlers in Kulgam district.

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