Kupwara, June 11: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Kupwara has arrested one drug peddler and seized contraband substance from his possession.
An individual identified as Amjad Ali Khan son of Musa Khan resident of Diver Lolab who was travelling in an Alto car bearing Registration No. JK09A 5927, was arrested for drug supply offences and has been taken to Police Station Lolab where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint established near Diver area of Lolab have seized 950 grams of heroin from his possession.
In this regard, a case FIR No 51/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Lolab and investigation has been taken up.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.