Srinagar : Police on Monday said that it in this year, the dedicated team of officers have displayed exceptional commitment and achieved significant milestones in enforcing the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act in Baramulla.
In a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar Police said that in year 2023, Police have filed 264 cases under the NDPS Act and arrested 464 drug peddlers which include 75 hard-core drug peddlers booked under PIT NDPS Act/ PSA.
Police in its statement also said that it has also made substantial seizures of contraband worth crores in the black market, adding therein that properties of drug peddlers worth Rs 3 crores, comprising three houses, three vehicles and cash amounting to Rs 1.2 Crores has also been attached.
Stating that police destroyed huge quantity of seized contraband substances worth 34 crores under section 25A of NDPS Act of various cases of Police Stations across Baramulla District at Kashmir Health Care System IGC Lassipora Pulwama, Police in it’s statement said that it remains steadfast in its commitment to confront drug smugglers and to seize both movable and immovable property used for illicit trafficking within the district.
In the concluding para of it’s above quoted statement police appealed people to come forward with inputs about drug peddlers in their respective areas to the eradicate menace of drugs from the society.