Drug peddler, 4 gamblers arrested in Ganderbal

Ganderbal Police in a series of actions have arrested a drug peddler and four gamblers, and seized contraband substances and stake money.

The police in a statement said, “based on specific information, a police party from PS Gund under the supervision of SDPO Kangan Yasir Qadri along with Tehsildar Kangan raided a residential house belonging to Shakeel Ahmad Raina resident of Kasana Pati, Hariganvan. During search, officers were able to recover 10kgs of Ganja, 210gms of charas powder and 58gms of charas sticks wrapped in corn husk from the said house. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Gund where he remains in custody. Case vide FIR No. 05/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Gund and investigation has been initiated.”

Furthemore in another action, “following inputs about gambling activities, a police party from PP Nagbal under the supervision of Dysp Hqrs Ganderbal Dr Abdul Majid Magray raided a gambling site at Village Shuhama and apprehended four gamblers. They have been identified as Khazir Mohd Rather son of Wali Mohd Rather, Farooq Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Salaam Sheikh, Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh son of Habibullah Sheikh and Ghulam Mohd Wani son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani all  residents of Shuhama, Ganderbal. Playing cards and stake money of ?29,500/- have also been seized from their possession. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Case vide FIR No. 13/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated.”