Pulwama, April 20: In its recent action targeting drug peddlers in South Kashmir, Pulwama police launched an action against drug peddlers in Pulwama Town and its periphery.
18 drug peddlers have been arrested by the Police in a series of action. Accordingly, cases have been registered at concerned Police Station under relevant sections of law.
Officers have recovered huge quantity of Charas, intoxicating injections and codeine bottles from the possession of the drug peddlers.
To curb the menace of drug addictions, DySP Hqrs Pulwama had earlier conducted several meetings with members of Markazi Auqaf Committee, Traders Federation Pulwama, representatives of transport and all the shopkeepers. The participants in these meetings were made aware about the problem of substance abuse and kinds of substances abused.
SP Pulwama has appealed general public of Pulwama to extend their co-operation in eradicating the social evils particularly drug menace from our society. In the coming days police will continue its fight against the drug menace.