Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Handwara; Contraband substances recovered

Handwara, April 04 :Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police Handwara has arrested 02 drug peddlers in Handwara, recovered contraband substances from their possession.

A police party of Police station Handwara headed by SHO Handwara established Naka at Chotipora . During checking two persons namely Suhail Ahmad Shagoo S/O Habibullah Shagoo R/O Phorupeth and Javid Ahmad Sheikh S/O Ab Ahad Sheikh R/O Hanga were apprehended and upon their search 23 gms of charas like substance was recovered from their possession. Accordingly, Case under relevant sections of law have been registered at police station Handwara and investigation have been initiated.

We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112.

People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law.