Kupwara, Mar 06: Four notorious drug peddlers have been booked under Public Safety Act in Kupwara district, police said here.
An official said that acting tough against the menace of drug peddling in Kupwara police today detained four more notorious drugs peddlers under PSA under the provisions of illicit drugs trafficking law.
“Finding the activities of Tanveer Ahmad Najar infamously known as Tan Codeine of Chan Mohalla Salkoot, Ashiq Hussain Mir alias Sohail Kachur of Mir Mohalla Salkoot, Latief Ahmad Lone of Mughalpora and Amjad Ahmad Chak of Kharwarpora Karnah, as hazardous to the health and safety of the society and nation building, the police teams led by SHO Kupwara Mohd Rafiq and SHO Karnah Mudassar Ahmad after assessing the reports of its field force and public feedback, prepared the wrongdoings report of these four individuals and got them detained under the PSA warrants issued by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir.”
Meanwhile, SSP Kupwara Yougal Manhas confirmed the detention of four drug peddlers under PSA and hinted at more arrests in the coming days.
He said that whosoever will be found involved in ruining the youth of Kupwara shall be dealt under stringent provisions of law.
“With the feedback from public, civil society and NGOs working in Kupwara, we are committed to give our best to make Kupwara a drugs free district,” he said. kns