Jammu, December 12th : In continuation to the drive against drug menace to make the society free from it , Kathua Police today in a major crackdown against drug peddlers seized 4 Kg Charas, 105 grams of Heroin and 1960 bottles of Max Coff-t, from five drug peddlers in three different successful operations in the district here today .
Reports said that a Police team of Industrial Estate Kathua during patrolling spotted one lady in Sawan Chak area trying to escape after watching the police. The lady was intercepted by lady police officials and police recovered four kilograms of Charas from her possession after search by lady police. On this a case FIR no 372/2017 u/s 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered at Police station Kathua.
Simultaneously, another team of Police station Kathua during patrolling intercepted one person at Radio Station Kathua while noticing suspicious activity and after search by police recovered 105 grams of heroin from his possession. The accused identified as Mohd Ashraf S/O Abdul Hamid R/O Achin Pulwama Kashmir. On this case FIR No. 373/2017 U/S 8/21/22 NDPS Act stands registered at Police Station Kathua. Both the accused disclosed that the seized narcotics was supposed to be sold in Kathua town and its adjoining areas .
Meanwhile, reacting swiftly on a specific information, a team of Police Station Lakhanpur with the assistance of Excise department Lakhanpur laid a naka at new Ravi bridge Lakhanpur. The police team intercepted a truck bearing registration No.HR55M-6756 and recovered 1960 bottles (100 ml each) of Max Coff-T(Codeine Phosphate). Police arrested the driver namely Abdul Rashid Mir S/O Ali Mohd Mir R/O Malangpura Pulwama along with his two associates namely Owais Bashir S/o Bashir Ahmed Bhat R/O Pulwama and Amir Ahmed Wani S/O Ali Mohd wani R/o Pattan Barmulla .On this a case FIR no. 118/23017 u/s 8/21/22/29 NDPS Act stands registered at PS Lakhanpur.