Police Attach Crores-Worth Properties of Drug Peddlers in Shopian


SRINAGAR: Continuing its unwavering efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday attached properties worth crores of two notorious drug peddlers acquired from illicit trafficking of Narcotic drugs and Psychotropic substances in Shopian.

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Police in Shopian under the supervision of SSP Shopian Ms Tanushree attached illegally acquired properties of two notorious drug peddlers namely Mohammad Yaqoob Shah son of Mohd Sultan Shah and Aadil Hussain Shah son of Mohammad Yaqoob Shah, both residents of Rawalpora Shopian, a police spokesman said in a statement said.

The duo was involved in case under FIR number 69/2024 under section 8/21-29 NDPS Act of Police Station Shopian. The attached properties include land measuring 02 kanals under Survey No. 427 Min at Palpora Shopian, land measuring 1 kanal 18 marlas under Survey No. 133 at village Chowdhrigund Shopian and shop constructed over Aabadi Deh land measuring (240 sq.ft) falling under Survey No. 532 min at Village Hergam District Shopian, police said.

The action was taken under sections 68-E read with 68-F (1) of NDPS Act of 1985 & is linked with case FIR No. 69/2024 under section 8/21-29 NDPS Act of Police Station Shopian, police said.

“The property was identified as illegally acquired property during the course of investigation/enquiry conducted by Shopian Police. The property was prima facie acquired from illicit trafficking in Narcotic drug and Psychotropic substances by the drug peddler,” police said.

This operation reaffirms the commitment of Police to combat the drug menace, police said.(KNO)


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