Police seize 2.5 KGs of poppy straw in Ganderbal

Police seize 2.5 KGs of poppy straw in Ganderbal



GANDERBAL May 26(MK): Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal has arrested a drug peddler and seized contraband substance from his possession.

One person identified as Mohammad Maqbool Bhat resident of Manigam arrested for drug supply offences has been taken to Police Station Ganderbal where he remains in custody.

“Acting on specific inputs, SHO Ganderbal Salfi Arshid in presence of Magistrate have seized 2.5 kilograms of poppy straw from his Dhaba located at Wayil Bypass.


In this regard, a case FIR No 111/2019 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Ganderbal and initiated investigations in the matter.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt 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.


Meanwhile People of the area widely appreciated the action of Police official.


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