_War against drugs;_ Kulgam police arrests 02 drug peddlers; _7.5 KGs poppy straw, ₹71,790 recovered_

April 06:Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered contraband substances & cash from their possession.

A police party of Police Post Mirbazar during patrolling on National Highway intercepted a suspicious vehicle (Santro Car) bearing registration number JK03B-1850 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Rah son of Abdul Wahab Rah and Abdul Majeed Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar both residents of Waghama Bijebhara. On checking, 7.5 kilograms of poppy straw and ₹71,790 believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime was recovered.

A case FIR number 65/2021 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been taken up. Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities 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 as reiterated in our community meetings.```