Jammu: 6 drug peddlers arrested, drugs recovered
Jammu:-In Its recent action against drug dealings and to neutralised the activities of drug peddlers within the district, Kathua Police under the overall supervision of SSP Kathua Sh. R C Kotwal-JKPS today recovered approx. 5.04 grams of Heroin (Chitta) like narcotics from Khanpur area of Rajbagh Police Station, 06 persons were arrested, 01 vehicle alongwith narcotics seized on spot.
A Police team led by PSI Swaran Singh IC PP Marheen under the supervision of SDPO Border Sh. Sachit Mahajan-JKPS during patrolling duty in its jurisdictional area near Khanpur noticed one suspicious vehicle(Mahindra Bolero) bearing Reg. No. JK08K-1923 which was enrouted towards Link road Khanpur when reached near Banyari Pul, was directed to stop for checking. On physical checking of 1. Rajesh Singh S/o Subhash Singh R/o Dharalta Tehsil Billawar 2. Sandeep Sharma S/o Sat Paul Sharma R/o Banhore Tehsil Mahanpur 3. Pankaj Sharma S/o Dev Raj R/o Pallan Tehsil Billawar 4. Sourav Sharma S/o Subash Chander R/o Dambra Tehsil Mahanpur 5.Mukesh Kumar S/o Des Raj R/o Kupdi Tehsil Mahanpur containing approx. 5.04 grams chitta like narcotics was recovered from their illegal possession. Thereafter all the recovered narcotics was seized and all the six persons were arrested on spot. On this a case vide FIR No. 04/2022 U/S 8/21/22/29 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Rajbagh while further investigation is underway.
District Police consistent efforts against drug peddlers try to reassure the community members that we are making untiring efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.(The Awam News)