Kulgam police arrests drug peddler; Contraband substance & cash recovered

February 03: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kulgam have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance and cash from his possession.

Officers at a check point established at Chanser Crossing Kulgam intercepted a person identified as Gowhar Ahmad Bhat resident of Okey Kulgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 110 grams of Brown Sugar and cash amount of ₹71,700 from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kulgam where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 11/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kulgam and further investigation has been initiated.

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.

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