Dec. 07 :Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Anantnag and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from his possession.
Police Station Bijbehara received a specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Ishfaq Hussain Malik son of Mohd Hussain Mailk resident of Arwani Bijbehara has indulged in drug peddling and has hoarded a huge quantity of narcotic substance in his residential house.
On receipt of this information, a Police party under the supervision of SDPO Bijbehara alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, officers were able to recover 53Kgs of Fukki and 1.2Kg of Charas Chura from a 7 feet deep pit located in the kitchen garden of the said house. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, case under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Bijbehara and further investigation has been initiated.
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.“`