117 Persons Arrested In 66 Drug Related Cases, 15 Booked Under PSA

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as 117 people in drug-related cases in central-Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman in a statement said that Police Station Budgam registered 24 cases, arrested 44 persons, seized 8 vehicles, detained 3 persons under PSA while as Police Station Khansahib registered 3 cases, arrested 15 persons, seized one Vehicle seized, detained one person under PSA.

The spokesman in a statement said that during the same time Police Station Magam registered 13 cases, arrested 18 persons, seized 3 vehicles and detained seven persons detained under PSA. Police Station Beerwah on the other hand registered 13 cases, arrested 21 persons and seized 2 Vehicles.

“Police Station Khag registered 5 cases, arrested 8 persons, detained one person under PSA. Police Station Charar Shareef during the time registered one case, arrested 2 persons, detained one person under PSA and Police Station Chadoora registered 7 cases, arrested 9 persons, seized one vehicle, and also detained two persons under PSA,” said the spokesman.

He said that seizures made during the period include; 4 Kgs and 753 Grams of Charas, 4644 Tablets Spasmo Proxyvon, 353 Bottles Codeine Phosphate, 108 Kg 380 Grams Cannabis Powder, 147 grams Heroin, 561 Kg and 400 Grams Poppy Straw and a cash amounting to Rs 3,03,355/=.

He added that 15 vehicles were seized which were used for commission of the crime have also been seized under NDPS , among these seized vehicles, one vehicle Wagon R bearing registration No.JK04G 1662 has been recommended for confiscation after proper enquiry conducted U/S 68 E of NDPS Act.

Destruction of cultivation, Illegal Bung/ Poppy cultivated on 18 Kanals and 7 Marlas of land has been destroyed, said the spokesman

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