Police arrests several drug peddlers
Pulwama: Police Saturday said it arrested 18 drug peddlers against whom cases under relevant sections of law had been registered.
It said that the officers had recovered “huge quantity of Charas, intoxicating injections and codeine bottles from the possession of the drug peddlers”.
Earlier, Dy SP Hqrs Pulwama had earlier conducted several meetings with members of Markazi Auqaf Committee, Traders Federation Pulwama, representatives of transport and all the shopkeepers over tackling the drug menace.
A statement said that the participants in these meetings were made aware about the problem of substance abuse and kinds of substances abused.
SP Pulwama has appealed people to extend their co-operation in eradicating the social evils particularly drug menace from our society.
“In the coming days police will continue its fight against the drug menace,” added the statement.