Police arrests drug peddler in Baramulla; Contraband substance recovered

February 18: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Baramulla and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

A police party headed by SHO PS Tangmarg at a checkpoint established at Bus Stand Tangmarg intercepted a person who tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully. He has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir son of Ab Hameed Mir resident of Ferozpora Tangmarg. During search, officers was able to recover 35 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Tangmarg where he remains in custody.

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

We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law.```