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Awantipora Police books 03 drug peddlers under PSA

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Srinagar, November 20 | Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Awantipora booked 03 drug peddlers under Public safety act.

Officers had earlier seized huge quantity of a contraband substance from their possession. During the course of the investigation, with the aid of scientific procedures, it was learnt that the seized substance proved to be Heroin and Cannabis.

A Case FIR No 112/2019 under relevant sections of law was already registered in Police Station Awantipora. Accordingly, the case was duly processed and the arrested drug peddlers were detained under the public safety act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities. All the three-drug peddlers have been shifted to district jail Baramulla.

One of the drug peddlers belongs to Srinagar while two others are from Awantipora.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.

Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.

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