February 23: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal have arrested a woman drug peddler and recovered contraband substance and cash from her possession.
Acting on specific information, officers from Police Station Kangan raided a shop run by a lady in Bonibagh area. Officers were able to recover 400 grams of charas and ₹ 4,22,750 believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime.The accused lady has been arrested for drug related offences.
Case FIR number 06/20 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kangan.
She has been shifted to Women Police Cell Ganderbal where she remains in custody.
Initial investigation into the case reveals that lady was peddling contraband drugs to the youth of the area under the garb of running a local shop.
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 as reiterated in our community meetings.“`