Srinagar, Feb 03: Police on Wednesday claimed to have booked a notorious drug peddler under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Awantipora.
A police spokesman in a statement said that officers in Awantipora had earlier seized huge quantity of a contraband substance from the possession of a notorious drug peddler identified as Waseem Ahmad Trag of Tral of which a case under FIR number 201/2020 stands registered at Police Station Awantipora.
Accordingly, police said that the case was duly processed and the arrested drug peddler was detained under Public Safety Act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities.
Pertinently, the said drug peddler is involved in many drug-related cases, police said while appealing people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. “Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law,” police said.
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