Srinagar : Acting tough against drug peddlers and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police booked four “most wanted” and notorious drug smugglers under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla and lodged them in Central Jail Kot-balwal Jammu.
A police spokesperson said that the four most wanted and notorious drug smugglers namely Muzamil Majeed Bhat alias Hashim of Mohalla Mir Sahib Old Town, Showkat Ahmad Sheikh of Umerabad Srinagar, Hayat Ahmad Bhat of Kawoosa Budgam and Bashir Ahmad Sheikh of Palpora Pattan after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent Authority. The booked drug smugglers have been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-balwal Jammu.
“Pertinent to mention that many cases are registered against these drug smugglers and were involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth of Mohura Heewan, Bandipayeen Chandoosa, Khambiyar Pattan & other areas of District Baramulla,” he said in a statement to GNS, adding, “Despite their involvement in many FIR’s they did not mend their activities and were again involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth.
General public of Baramulla appreciated the role of Police for their action against drug peddlers.” Baramulla Police consistent actions against the drug peddlers should reassure the community members that police is making all efforts to keep our society free from drug abuse, he added.(GNS)