Kupwara, June 06: In yet another success against the menace of drugs peddling in the district, Kupwara Police along with Army 6 JAK RIF has arrested two people involved in drugs smuggling and peddling in Karnah area of the district.
According to a statement, acting on a specific information that a lady drug smuggler namely Razia Begum alias Bulbul wife of Zakir Hussain Shah and her acquaintance Aftab Ahmad Shah son of late Altaf Ahmad Shah, both residents of Takiya Bahadurkote were on way in Cheterkote area to sell narcotics among youth of Karnah, a joint naka was established by Incharge Police Post Teetwal G M Bhat including lady Police officials & local Army unit 6 JAK RIF in presence of local Executive Magistrate Chamkote.
During naka checking the duo were apprehended and heroin like substances weighing 35 grams & 43 grams respectively was recovered from their possession.
FIR under relevant sections of NDPS Act has been registered in Police Station Karnah and investigations taken up
Pertinent to mention here that husband of the lady drug smuggler and her two brothers are already in jail for their involvement in narcotics smuggling from across the LoC. kns