In the campaign “war against drugs”, in a major success District Police Kulgam during intervening night of 17/18 August, 2022 generated a specific information regarding presence of contraband substance at Nipora, Mirbazar area under the jurisdiction of Police station Qazigund; Acting swiftly Police party led by SHO Qazigund under the close supervision of DYSP PC Mirbazar, reached the Suspected spot (Residential house) at Nipora and apprehended a notorious drug peddler on spot. Poppy straw like substance weighing 355 KG was recovered from his possession.
The identity of the apprehended drug peddler has been ascertained as, Bashir Ahmad Khanday son of Mohd Sultan Khanday a resident of Nipora Mirbazar.
Regarding the incident case with FIR No. 148/2022 U/S 8/15 NDPS act stands registered in Police station Qazigund and further investigation into the matter has been taken up.
It is pertinent to mention that Kulgam police has launched a full fledged war against drug peddling and its propagators and will continue its unwavering efforts to eradicate all forms of illegal drugs/social evils within the District with Re-invigorating anti-criminality campaigns. General public of District Kulgam are once again requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling or any other anti social activities in their vicinity so that timely action will be taken against the culprits.