Lady drug peddler arrested in Baramulla

Srinagar, Nov 8: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 4 drug peddlers in Baramulla and Kulgam including a notorious lady drug peddler and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

Police Station Boniyar received reliable information regarding the presence of contraband in a residential house at Trikanjan Boniyar. Accordingly, a police party of Police Station Boniyar headed by SHO PS Boniyar under the supervision of SDPO Uri raided the house. During the search, 60 grams of heroin was recovered from the possession of a lady identified as Farhat Begum @Fancy resident of Trikanjan Boniyar. She has been arrested and shifted to PS Boniyar where she remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Boniyar and investigation has been initiated.

Meanwhile in Kulgam, a police party headed by IC PP Mirbazar at a checkpoint established at Katran Crossing intercepted a vehicle (Bolero) bearing Registration no PB10DH-0600 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Malkit Singh resident of Kalar Chogawan Amritsar, Malkit Singh resident of Kotla doom, Amritsar and Rouf Ahmad Ahanger resident of Katran, Bumthan. During the search, officers were able to recover 3.2 kgs of poppy straw-like contraband substance from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 253/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation is in progress.


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