Ganderbal Police arrests a drug peddler; Huge cache of contraband recovered Four gamblers also arrested, stake money of ₹29,500/- seized

February 04: Acting tough against social crimes and drug dealing, Ganderbal Police in a series of actions have arrested a drug peddler and four gamblers. Huge quantity of contraband substances and stake money of 29,500/- also seized.

Based on specific information, a police party from PS Gund under the supervision of SDPO Kangan Shri Yasir Qadri-JKPS along with Tehsildar Kangan raided a residential house belonging to Shakeel Ahmad Raina resident of Kasana Pati, Hariganvan. During search, officers were able to recover 10kgs of Ganja, 210gms of charas powder and 58gms of charas sticks wrapped in corn husk from the said house. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Gund where he remains in custody. Case vide FIR No. 05/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Gund and investigation has been initiated.

In another action, following inputs about gambling activities, a police party from PP Nagbal under the supervision of Dysp Hqrs Ganderbal Dr Abdul Majid Magray-JKPS raided a gambling site at Village Shuhama and apprehended four gamblers. They have been identified as Khazir Mohd Rather son of Wali Mohd Rather, Farooq Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Salaam Sheikh, Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh son of Habibullah Sheikh and Ghulam Mohd Wani son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani all  residents of Shuhama, Ganderbal. Playing cards and stake money of ₹29,500/- have also been seized from their possession. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Case vide FIR No. 13/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated.

Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units. Persons found indulging in drug peddling and other criminal activities shall be dealt as per law.

Our consistent actions against drug peddlers and anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace and social crimes as reiterated in our community meetings.

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