Police arrest 02 Drug Peddlers in Handwara: Contraband substances recovered

Handwara, March 31 : Continuing its unwavering efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Police have arrested 02 drug peddlers in Handwara and recovered contraband substances from their possession. A police party of Police Station Vilgam headed by SHO PS Vilgam at a checkpoint established at Champora crossing, intercepted two persons. During the search, 90 grams of contraband Charas-like substances were recovered from their possession. They were later identified as Manzoor Ahmad Shah S/o Saif Din Shah and Mohd Afzal Shah S/o Abdul Gaffar Shah both Residents of Gund Momin Vilgam. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Vilgam where they remained in custody.

In this regard, a case vides FIR No. 15/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Vilgam and an investigation has been initiated.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 with 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.