Mother Son Arrested For Drug Peddling

SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Budgam have arrested mother-son duo for drug peddling in Budgam.

Police Post Mochwa received specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Mohammad Yaqoob Khan son of Sirajudin and his mother has concealed contraband substance in their residential house at Gopalpora Chadoora. On receipt of this information, a police party of Police Post Mochwa led by Insp. Mudasir Shafi along with 1st class executive magistrate B. K Pora raided the specific spot and recovered 31 Sticks of charas weighing 1Kgs and 122grams from the said house. Both mother and son have been arrested on spot and have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 46/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Chadoora and investigation has been initiated.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling 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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