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Four drug peddlers arrested, narcotics seized in Kupwara

WASIM MIR | May 21, 2022 09:21 AM

KUPWARA: Continuing its action against the menace of drugs peddling , Kupwara Police has arrested four notorious persons involved in drugs peddling in two different cases in the district.

According to our correspondent Wasim Majnoon Mir, Acting on a specific information, a Police team led by Incharge Police Post Hatmulla arrested two drugs peddlers Bilal Ahmad Mir nicknamed Tiger son of Abdul Gani Mir , a resident of Mughalpora and Aijaz Ahmad Wani son of Mohd Sultan Wani resident of Karihama at Gushi Near check-post when the duo was on way to sell the narcotics illegally among vulnerable youth in the area. Charas like substance weighing about 200 grams was recovered from their possession and subsequently FIR No. 132/2022 u/s 8/20 NDPS Act registered at Police Station Kupwara .

In another action of similar nature at Bohipora Kupwara, two persons namely Bilal Ahmad Khan son of Mohd Anwar Khan resident of Wadipora Handwara and Nissar Ahmad Khan son of Anayatullaha Khan @ Nis Khan resident of Shartpora Hayhama were apprehended along with brown sugar like contraband substance from their possession. Case FIR No. 133/2022 under section 8/21, 29 NDPS Act has been registered against the duo and investigation taken up.

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