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Handwara Police arrests three persons, recover haul of narcotics


Srinagar: In order to contain the menace of illicit sale of narcotics, Handwara Police recovered Charas like substance and arrested three persons during a search operation in the Rasripora area.

A police party of Police Station Kralgund while on Naka checking at Rasripora on Baramulla-Handwara Road apprehended three persons who had attempted to evade the police party in a suspicious manner. On search, around 306 grams of Charas like substance was recovered from their possession.

The persons have been identified as – Asif Rasool Khan S/o Ghulam Rasool Khan, Arif Ahmad Najar S/o Ab Aziz both residents of Beigpora, Kralgund and Muzafar Ahmad Bhat S/o Reyaz Ahmad R/o Kralgund.

A First Information Report (FIR) No.26/2022 under relevant section of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act) has been registered at Police Station Kralgund, accused arrested and investigation initiated.

The general public is requested to share information related to drug peddling so that appropriate action under law can be initiated.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.


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