Man held with 5kgs of brown sugar in Karnah
Kupwara police Monday claimed to have arrested narcotic drug peddler and have recovered narcotics worth cores.
According to police statement issued to KNS reads, In continuation to it’s war against drug menace Kupwara Police today arrested a notorious drug peddler. Acting upon a reliable input about the smuggling/transportation of some narcotics in Pingla-Haridal area of Karnah, Police Kupwara and Army 17 Bihar established nakas at different locations in the area and started checking of the pedestrians. During checking one individual namely Waqar Ahmad Baden s/o Farooq Baden R/o Amrohi, Karnah was asked by the teams of Police and Army to stop for checking who tried to flee from the spot but was chased and apprehended by the SFs with a bag from which 5 packets weighing 5 kgs of Brown Sugar have been recovered.
In this regard a case FIR No. 71/2020 in PS Karnah, u/s 8/21 NDPS has been registered and investigation taken up.
These efforts of Kupwara Police are widely hailed by the general public. Kupwara Police appeals the general public to cooperate in sharing all the information (KNS)