Awantipora police books two notorious drug peddlers under PSA
Srinagar: Police in Awantipora have booked two notorious drug peddlers under Public Safety Act (PSA) after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority.
The police spokesman in a statement said the police have also launched a bung destruction drive in various areas.
Earlier, Police in Awantipora arrested two notorious drug peddlers identified as Tawseef Ahmad Masoodi son of Nazim-ud-Din Masoodi resident of Bagander Pampore and Mehran Ahmad Malik son of Farooq Ahmad Malik resident of Drangbal Pampore.
“Both the accused were promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth of PD Awantipora especially in the Pampore area,” the spokesman said.
Subsequently, the cases were duly processed and after obtaining sanctions from the competent authority, the arrested drug peddlers were detained under Public Safety Act, he said.
“Huge quantity of wild bung was destroyed by police in various areas of PD Awantipora,” the police statement reads.