Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Police in Awantipora have arrested 3 drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party of PP Reshipora at a checkpoint established at the Reshipora-Railway Underpass arrested three drug peddlers identified as Hilal Ahmad Ganie, Fayaz Ahmad Ganie, and Mohd Asif Ganie, all residents of Krale Newa Budgam.
During the search, 90 grams of Charas were recovered from their possession. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 70/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora and an investigation has been initiated.
“Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt with as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace,” police said.