Police arrest notorious drug peddler in Anantnag


Srinagar, May 11 (KIP)-Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Anantnag have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance & cash from his possession.

A Police party of Police Station Bijbehara at a checkpoint established at Laktipora near Play Ground intercepted a person identified as Mohammad Yousuf Malik son of Mohd Jabbar Malik resident of Melhora Shopian. During search 2.4 KGs of charas powder and cash amount of ₹1,96,000 (believed to be proceeds of narcotics crime) was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 105/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara and 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 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.