Srinagar, Sep 30: Continuing its drive against drug menace, Handwara police has arrested a notorious drug smuggler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Acting on a specific information, Handwara police arrested a notorious drug smuggler Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Sultan Dar resident of Lachipora Zachaldara. 01 kilograms of charas was recovered from his possession which was meant to be distributed among the youth of the district. He is considered as main supplier of contraband substances especially in Rajwar and Handwara areas.
A case was registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation taken up.
Pertinent to mention here that Handwara police under the supervision of SSP Handwara has arrested two drug suppliers, seized about 08 Kgs of charas and other contraband substances (Spasmoproxyvan etc) in the recent past which they used to sell among the youth of the district.
SSP Handwara has appealed the general public to come forward and help the police in identifying the persons behind this heinous crime so as to save their young generation from this menace.