Rajouri: The Poonch Police detained an Over Ground Worker (OGW) and narcotics peddler under Public Safety Act (PSA) in the district.
In an official statement, police said that a hardcore OGW and narcotics smuggler namely Mohd Rafi son of Sher Mohd resident of Dandoyian Mandi of district Poonch has been detained under Public Safety Act and lodged at District Jail Poonch.
The detention order of the accused has been issued by the District Magistrate Poonch under the provisions of Public Safety Act, 1978 on the basis of a report submitted by District Police Poonch.
Police said that the person has been involved in a number of cases related to unlawful activities and NDPS over the last couple of years.
“A number of FIRs are registered against the said person in district Poonch. Since the said person was repeatedly found involved in subversive activities as well as narcotic smuggling which is prejudicial to the security of the UT as well as the maintenance of public order in the district, his detention was necessitated under PSA,” said police.