Police detains Baramulla drug peddler under PSA


An incorrigible and notorious drug peddler namely Abdul Majeed Mir alias Majnoon, a resident of Baghi Islam, Baramulla has been detained under J&K Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1988, (J&K PIT NDPSA) under the orders of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, police said on Friday.

Under J&K PIT NDPSA Divisional Commissioner is empowered to order detention of any such person who is involved in supplying drugs to people or dealing in such trade.

According to police the accused is a habitual offender and had earlier also been detained under similar act but he continued to indulge in illicit activities.

“People of Baramulla approached police asking for his re-detention in view of his unabated antisocial activities,” police said.

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