Islamabad police on Saturday arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered 105 kilograms of fukki and raw material of cannabis from him.
Acting on a specific information, a police party of Police Station Bijbehara headed by SHO Bijbehara under the Supervision of SDPO Bijbehara Rashid Akbar arrested a notorious drug peddler identified as Mohammad Yousuf Dar @ Yousuf Joker son of Abdul Raheem resident of Sethar Sangam from his house. On his instance 105 kilograms of Fukki and raw material of cannabis was recovered, a police statement said.
A case FIR number 161 /2017 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation was taken up.
In Handwara, police has arrested a notorious drug smuggler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Acting on specific information, Handwara police arrested a notorious drug smuggler Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Sultan Dar resident of Lachipora Zachaldara. 01 kilograms of charas was recovered from his possession which was meant to be distributed among the youth of the district. He is considered as main supplier of contraband substances especially in Rajwar and Handwara areas, the statement added.
A case was registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation taken up.
Meanwhile, Budgam police launched a drive in Khan Sahib area of the district and destroyed wild bhung spread on about 10 kanals of land.
A party of Police Station Khan Sahib under the command of SHO Khan Sahib Aftab Iqbal destroyed wild bhung in their jurisdiction. Wild bhung spread on about eight kanals of land was destroyed along the road side from Numlar to Khan Shaib and about 02 kanals of land at graveyard Krimshire.
The residents of the area have applauded the role of Police.