2 drug peddlers arrested in Baramulla & Budgam, Contraband substances recovered: Police

Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that it has arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla and Budgam disticts and also recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police statement issued on Saturday said “officers from Police Station Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Janbazpora Baramulla intercepted a person identified as Showkat Ahmad Khan son of Gh Mohd Khan resident of Nadihal Rafiabad (employee of PHE Deptt) and upon checking recovered 650 grams of Charas from him after which he was formally arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody”. Police in it’s statement further said that a case under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Baramulla and investigation has been taken up, recalling therein that Baramulla Police have arrested 30 drug peddlers during the month of April.
Stating that in a similar inciden in Budgam district a police party from Police Station Charar-e-Sharief at a checkpoint established at Kanidajan Crossing intercepted a person identified as Mohammad Saleem Bhat@ Saleem Nari son of Mohammad Ahsan Bhat resident of Nowhar Charar-e-Sharief and upon checking recovered 200 grams of Charas from him following which he was formally arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody, Police in the above quoted statement said “a case vide FIR No. 29/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Charar-e-Sharief and investigation has been taken up”.
In the concluding para of it’s statement police appealed people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood but warned that people found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law, stating therein that actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that efforts are on to keep society free from the scourge of drug menace.

Stay indoors, cooperate with FCS& CA’s field staff, fight covid with wisdom: EJCC’s Aijaz Khan tells People
Srinagar: The Chairman Employees Joint Consultative Committee Kashmir and President CAPD Employees Association Kashmir Aijaz Ahmad Khan has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation due to the outbreak of second wave of Covid-19 Pandemic. He said this virus can be fought back if People of Jammu and Kashmir deal it with the wisdom and follow the SOPs drawn by the Medical Fraternity. The President has appealed the People of Jammu and Kashmir to stay in doors and strictly adhere to the decision of implementing Lockdown. The people should maintain hygiene and should not come out of their Houses unnecessarily or until they have an emergency.

In a statement issued from the central Office of CAPD Employees Association Kashmir, Aijaz Ahmad Khan desired for a good cooperation with the field staff of Food Civil Supplies Department, saying that “they have been out of their houses, risking their lives for the sake of People and for prompt delivery of public services. The only staff which got ignored from the Government periscope but they are still out, treating work as worship and serving the people tirelessly”.
Khan also requested the Feild staff to maintain hygiene and follow SOPs while delivering their duties, stating therein that “a day will come, when every one from the Government will admire the efforts of our Department and its warriors in this time of Pandemic”.

Khan said that the Government should acknowledge the efforts put forth by the Employees and Fair Price Shop dealers of Food Civil Supplies Department and shall generate public goodwill for Employees and Fair Price Shop dealers. He said the immediate remedy will be temporarily suspending the biometric authentication through point of sale devices.


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