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Police arrest 3 drug peddlers in Baramulla | Contraband substances recovered

01:48 AM Mar 28, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Baramulla, Mar 27: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 3 drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

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A police party of Police Station Baramulla headed by SHO Police Station Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Kanispora Chowk Baramulla, intercepted a person identified as Sheikh Hashmat son of Altaf Sheikh resident of Malda West Bengal A/P Kanispora. During search, 20 grams of Brown Sugar-like contraband substances were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Baramulla where he remains in custody.

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Similarly, a police party of Police Station Kunzer headed by SHO Police Station Kunzer at a checkpoint established at Hardu Shoora Kunzer, intercepted 2 persons identified as Nazir Ahmad Mir, resident of Chukar Pattan and Riyaz Ahmad Mir resident of Ratnipora Tangmarg. During the search, 105 grams of Charas-like contraband substances were recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Kunzer where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at police Station Baramulla and Kunzer and investigations have been initiated.

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“We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact the nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law,” police said.

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