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Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in South kashmir, contraband substances recovered

In Kulgam, the police have made significant strides in combatting the spread of drugs by apprehending two drug peddlers and seizing contraband substances from their possession. The diligent efforts of the police led to the arrest of Gowhar Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Khargund, who was found with 2.3 kilograms of Poppy Straw-like substance during a routine Naka checking at Shampora Crossing by a Police party from Police Station Qazigund.

Additionally, another individual, identified as Mohd Abass Sheikh from Manigam, was intercepted by a police party from Police Post Mirbazar during patrolling at Manigam crossing. Upon search, officers discovered 115 grams of Charas-like substance in his possession. Both accused drug peddlers have been apprehended and are currently in police custody.

Cases under relevant sections of the law have been registered at Police Station Qazigund, and further investigations are underway to delve deeper into the matter. Community members are urged to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling activities in their neighborhoods, as the police remain committed to eradicating this societal menace.

It is essential for individuals involved in drug peddling to understand that such illicit activities will not be tolerated, and they will face legal repercussions. The police’s unwavering actions against drug peddlers serve as a testament to their dedication to maintaining a drug-free society and ensuring the well-being of community members.

The successful apprehension of these drug peddlers should instill confidence in the community that law enforcement agencies are actively working to combat the scourge of drug abuse. By working together and sharing information, we can collectively contribute to creating a safer and healthier environment for all residents. The commitment to upholding the law and safeguarding society from the harmful effects of drug trafficking remains a top priority for the police in Kulgam.

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