SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday booked four most wanted and notorious drug smugglers under the PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla and lodged them in Central Jail Kot-balwal Jammu.
A police spokesperson in a statement said, “The four most wanted and notorious drug smugglers namely Muzamil Majeed Bhat @ Hashim resident of Mohalla Mir Sahib Old Town, Showkat Ahmad Sheikh resident of Umerabad Srinagar, Hayat Ahmad Bhat resident of Kawoosa Budgam & Bashir Ahmad Sheikh resident of Palpora Pattan have been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent Authority.”
The booked drug smugglers have been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-balwal Jammu, the police spokesman said.
Police said that many cases have been registered against these drug smugglers and were involved in promoting the drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth of Mohura Heewan, Bandipayeen Chandoosa, Khambiyar Pattan and other areas of District Baramulla. “Despite their involvement in many FIR’s they did not mend their activities and were again involved in promoting drug abuse trade by supplying drugs to local youth,” police said.