Kupwara, Sep 26: Continuing with the mission of J&K Police to eradicate the drug menace from the society, based on specific information, the special team of District Police Kupwara has arrested 01 notoriuos drug pedler identified as Mohd Abdullah Dar S/O Habibullah Dar R/O Kunan Poshpora & recovered 1 Kg of Charas from his possession. Case FIR No. 35/2017 u/s 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered in PS Trehgam and investigation going on.
While briefing the media persons SSP Kupwara, Shamsheer Hussain said that during the special drive against drug peddlers, the Special team has so far recovered 12.6 Kgs of Charas, 2 Kgs of Heroine, 4.5 Kgs of Brown Sugar and huge quantity of codeine. He said that more arrest and recoveries are expected in near future so as to bust the whole racket involved in sale of banned drugs and psychotropic substances which are involving the youth of the area. He also said that so far 32 accused involved in drug peddling/narcotic smugglers including four cross LoC narcotic smugglers have been arrested and investigation of cases registered is in progress. SSP also said J&K Police is committed to eradicate the drug menace from the society which is one of the commandments of J&K Police for the year 2017. SSP Kupwara also appealed the local population to assist the police in its special drive so as to make the Kupwara drug free. Local people of the area have eulogized the role of Police for launching effective campaign against drug peddlers and sale of psychotropic substances which according to locals are ruining the health and future of the youth who requires special orientation/education for their bright career. SSP Kupwara also said that addicted youth should avail the free facilities of de-addiction created by J&K Police at de-Addiction Centre PCR Srinagar. In this regard he appealed the parents of addicted youth to come forward without any social stigma so that their future can be saved.