Police arrests notorious drug peddler in Ganderbal; Contraband substances recovered

February 21:`Police in Ganderbal have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substances from his possession.

Police Station Ganderbal received an information through reliable sources that one person namely Sharief Ahmad Baba son of Mohammad Maqbool Baba resident of Gujarpati Shahpora has hoarded banned drugs in his residential house. Acting swiftly, a Police Party led by SHO PS Ganderbal under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal along with Executive Magistrate First Class raided the spot. During search, Bungh Patri & Charas Powder were recovered from the said residential house. Besides, accused has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 31/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Ganderbal & 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.```