Police arrests drug peddler in Anantnag; Contraband substance recovered

February 05:* ```Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Anantnag have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

Acting on specific information regarding hoarding of narcotic substances by one person namely Aejaz Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Hassan Lone resident of Cheerpora Uttrasoo. On receipt of this information, a Police Party alongwith concerned magistrate raided the specific spot and recovered 9.5kgs of Bung Boosa from the said house and also arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been initiated.

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