Kupwara :Police on Monday said that it has arrested four drug peddlers in Kupwara and also recovered contraband substances from their possession.
In a statement issued on Monday police said that a police party led by SHO Police Station Kupwara at a checkpoint established at Regipora Crossing intercepted four persons roaming in suspicious conditions who tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party following which they were identified as Rayees Ahmed Shah @ RayeesKachur son of Gulam Mustafa resident of AndrahamaDrugmulla, Mohd Ayoub Khan Son of Habibulla Khan Resident of WaterkhaniDrugmulla, MatiulRehman son of Majeeb-ul-Rehman resident of Neham Bagh West Bengal (AP Kupwara) and Shafiq ul Rehman son of AttulaRehmam resident of Malda West Bengal (AP Kupwara) .
Stating that upon checking Brown Sugar like narcotics substance were recovered from the possession of the above named accused who were arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody, Police in it’s statement further said that a case vide FIR No. 88/2022 under relevant sections of law were registered at Police Station Kupwara and further investigation is going on and more arrests in the case cannot be ruled out in the coming days.
In the concluding para of its 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 with as per law, stating therein further that consistent actions against drug peddlers are taken to keep society free from the scourge of drug menace.