Police books five notorious drug peddlers under PSA
Srinagar: Police in Budgam have booked five notorious drug peddlers under Public Safety Act (PSA) after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
He said the five notorious drug peddlers have been identified as Nisar Ahmad Rather son of Mushtaq Ahmad Rather resident of Kaisermullah Chadoora Budgam, Mohmmad Ashraf Kumar son of Abdul Gaffar Kumar resident of Yarikha Khansahib Budgam, Mohmmad Altaf Latoo son of Mohammad Amin Latoo resident of Dafpora, Nasrullah Pora Budgam, Ghulam Qadir Malik son of Ghulam Mohammad Malik resident of Shunglipora Khag, Budgam and Aadil Ahmad Pandith son of Late Farooq Ahmad Pandit resident of Mazhama Magam, Budgam.
“The drug peddlers were involved in 12 NDPS cases registered in various Police Stations of the district and were promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth of District Budgam,” the spokesman said.
He said despite their involvement in many FIRs, they did not mend their activities and were again promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth in various areas of the district.
“Subsequently, the cases were duly processed and after obtaining sanctions from the competent authority, the arrested drug peddlers were detained under Public Safety Act and lodged in Kot-Bhalwal Jail Jammu,” the spokesman said.