SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday seized the property of a notorious drug peddler in the Amargrah Tartpora area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“Continuing its action against drug peddlers Handwara Police today attached One Shopping line Cum Residential House belonging to a notorious drug peddler identified as Mohd Gulzar Mir Son of Gh Mohi-ud-Din Mir Resident of Amargrah Tartpora Handwara under section 68-Fof NDPS Act 1985,” a police spokesperson said in a statement.

The property was identified as illegally acquired property during the course of the investigation and inquiry conducted by Police Handwara. “The property was prima facie accrued from illicit trafficking in Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances by the owner, he added,” adds the statement.

The accused is currently detained under the PIT-NDPS Act and is lodged at Central Jail Kot Balwal Jammu.

“This operation reaffirms the commitment of Handwara Police to combat the drug menace. Local people of the area hailed the initiative of Handwara Police with regard to the attachment of immovable properties which has been raised/ used from illicit trafficking of narcotics by the drug peddler in the Police District Handwara,” it reads.



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