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Kulgam police arrests 3 drug peddlers

Contraband substance seized

Contraband substance seized by Kulgam Police.

Srinagar, November 21 | Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Kulgam arrested 03 drug peddlers including a lady and seized contraband substance.

Acting on specific information received about the involvement of a lady in drug dealings & peddling of contraband substances from her residential house, Devsar Police registered a case FIR No: 82/2019 under relevant sections of law. Subsequently, a team comprising of a Magistrate, officers from Police Station Devsar along with lady police contingent raided the house of lady located in the area.

During the search of the house, the contraband substance which includes 3.41 grams Brown Sugar, 120 grams charas, syringes & spoons used for liquidating drugs were seized by the team.

Lady involved in the drug trade has been identified as Ruby Jan resident of Malipora. The other two associates of Ruby Jan who are also involved in the drug peddling were also arrested from her house. They have been identified as Muneeb Majeed Haji & Arif Iqbal Khan, both residents of Khawaja Mir Janglatmandi Anantnag. All the three-drug peddlers have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Devsar where they remain in custody. Officers have also seized a vehicle bearing registration number JK03C-0006 used in the peddling of drugs.

Further investigation in the matter is in progress.

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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