Kupwara: 10 May 21: Once again putting curb to the drug menace in the town, Kupwara police got successful in arresting a drug peddler.
Acting on a tip received the Police station Trehgam established a Naka at Kawari Awoora Trehgam and started checking vehicles & pedestrians.
The Naka party intercepted one person with a vehicle bearing registration No: JK09C-0653 in a suspicious condition who tried to flee from the spot but was tactfully apprehended.
On preliminary questioning, the person was identified as Gh Mohd Bhat S/o Mohd Sadeeq Bhat R/o Kawari Awoora.
During the search of the said vehicle 80 grams of Heroin has been recovered from his possession and the vehicle has been seized. Accordingly, legal action has been taken and case FIR No. 37/21 u/s 8/21 NDPS act has been registered in Police Station Trehgam against the accused person, and investigation has taken up.
This act is hugely hailed by the general public of the area. Kupwara Police once again appeals to the people of the District to come forward with the information regarding drug peddlers so that curative steps can be taken against them. Kupwara Police is committed to continuing its efforts and war to make Kupwara District drug-free.( kupwaratimes.com)