Kupwara Police arrests notorious drug peddler, contraband substance recovered

April 01:* ```Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kupwara have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

Officers at a checkpoint established at Rationpora Kralpora intercepted a suspicious person who tried to escape from spot. Police party tactfully nabbed the accused who has been identified as liyaqat Khathana resident of Kundayan Keran. During search, officers were able to recover 500 grams of Brown Sugar from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

In this regard, case FIR No. 14/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Kralpora and further investigation is in progress.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers 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.```