Srinagar, Apr 12 (Agency) Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said Monday evening. He said that based on a specific information a police party from Litter established a checkpoint in the area during which a truck from Punjab was intercepted. During the checking of the truck police recovered 9 kgs of fukki from the vehicle, he said adding the driver Harpinder Singh son of Harbajan Singh resident of Arie Gurdaspur, Punjab was arrested. The truck was also seized, he said.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 15/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in respective Police Station Litter and further investigations into the matter has been initiated. The police said that community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.