RAJOURI: Thirty-one mobile phones, cash over 1.16 lakhs rupees, two electronic weighing machines, eleven grams of Heroin like substance and other suspicious material have been recovered by Jammu and Kashmir police during raid at a house in Rajouri town.
Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri informed through an official statement that a team of police headed by Deputy SP Headquarter Mudassir Hussain alongside Station House Officer Rajouri, Mohammad Showket Chowdhary and Incharge Police Post Rajouri city, PSI Sahil Choudhary raided a house located in ward 10 near Nabban Mohalla of Rajouri town.
The raid was conducted in presence of Executive Magistrate deployed by district civil administration.
Police further said that the raid was conducted at the house of a local man identified as Aziz Ahmed @Sonu Chinese son of Mohammad Sharif resident of ward 10 Rajouri.
In its official statement, police further said that thorough searches were conducted in the raided house during which 11 Grams of Heroine like substance, cash to the value of 1,16,130 rupees (one lakh sixteen thousand and thirty rupees), thirty one mobile phones, two electronic weighing machines, three cameras, three motors, four amplifiers, one inverter, one stabilizer and one speaker have been recovered.
The man identified as Aziz Ahmed @Sonu Chinese son of Mohammad Sharief resident of Ward 10, Rajouri has been arrested and a case under relevant sections of law have been registered in police station Rajouri in FIR 247/2023 U/Ss 8/21/22/27-A NDPS Act.
Police said that some part of recovered property is suspected to be stolen in nature but exact use of mobile phones will be clear during investigation.
The arrested man, as per police, was becoming notorious in terms of peddling of narcotics in Rajouri town areas and was luring youth towards addiction.
SSP Rajouri Amritpal Singh (IPS) stated that parental surveillance at home is the first but most powerful form of preventive measure to save youth and younger generation from fall in the net of addiction of drugs and narcotics.
Appealing parents and guardians to become first layer of prevention towards their children, SSP Rajouri said that parents and guardians have most vital role to play in prevention of further spread of addiction among youth.
Reiterating commitment of Rajouri police for action against those involved in peddling, SSP Rajouri Amritpal Singh (IPS) said that there is zero tolerance policy against peddlers and stringent action as per law of land will remain continue against them.