Police in its recent action targeting drug dealings in Anantnag arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession.
Identified as Lateef Ahmad son of Mohammad Shaban resident of Qazigund Kulgam was arrested for drug supply offences and shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where he remains in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint established at NHW Jablipora Bijbehara intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK19/2684 and seized Spasmoproxyvon capsules from his possession. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter.
Case FIR No. 107/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation has been taken up.
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.