Police arrests 05 drug peddlers in Budgam; Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered


August 11: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 05 drug peddlers in Budgam and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession.

Police Station Budgam received a specific information about the activities of drug peddling in Nasrullapora area of Budgam. Accordingly, Police party of Police Station Budgam rushed on the spot, arrested 05 persons and recovered 112Kgs of Poppy Straw from 03 vehicles bearing registration No.s JK01P-8028, PB10GK-0237 & PB10HT 2263. They have been identified as Jugwinder Singh son of Jagtaar Singh, Jagjeewan Singh son of Sukhsinder Singh, Bailjinder Singh son of Pritpal Singh all residents of Gujrwal Ludhiana Punjab, Baint Singh son of Paramjeet Singh resident of Mallah Ludhiana Punjab and Karam Singh son of Randhir Singh resident of Maina Singhwala Mooga Punjab. The vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. However, one notorious drug peddler fled from the spot, efforts are on to effect his arrest.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.271/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Budgam and further investigation has been initiated.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers 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 continuous efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.