In its sustained efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from district Budgam, Police cracked down heavily against drug traffickers/ peddlers in Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
The Police spokesman said, "During current year, Budgam Police has registered 66 FIRs under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act in which 117 persons have been arrested, 15 Vehicles were seized and among them 15 notorious drug peddlers have been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA)."
The details are reflected below:
Police Station Budgam:- 24 cases registered, 44 persons arrested, 08 Vehicle seized, 03 persons detained under PSA
Police Station Khansahib:- 03 cases registered, 15 persons arrested, 01 Vehicle seized, 01 Person detained under PSA
Police Station Magam:- 13 cases registered, 18 persons arrested, 03 Vehicles seized, 07 persons detained under PSA
Police Station Beerwah:- 13 cases registered, 21 persons arrested, 02 Vehicles seized,
Police Station Khag:- 05 cases registered, 08 persons arrested, 01 person detained under PSA
Police Station Charar Shareef:- 01 case registered, 02 persons arrested, 01 person detained under PSA
Police Station Chadoora:- 07 cases registered, 09 persons arrested, 01 Vehicle Seized,02 persons detained under PSA
Charas = 4 Kgs and 753 Grams.
Spasmo Proxivon tablets = 4644 Tablets.
Codeine Phosphate = 353 Bottles.
Cannabis Powder = 108 Kg 380 Grams.
Heroin = 147 grams
Poppy Straw = 561 Kg and 400 Grams.
cash amounting to Rs 3,03,355/= has been seized from arrested drug peddlers.
15 vehicles used for commission of the crime have also been seized under NDPS , among these seized vehicles, one vehicle Wagon R bearing registration No.JK04G 1662 has been recommended for confiscation after proper enquiry conducted U/S 68 E of NDPS Act.
*Destruction of cultivation*
Illegal Bung/ Poppy cultivated on 18 Kanals and 7 Marlas of land has been destroyed.
Drug Awareness Programmes/Rallies:
In order to generate awareness among the general public particularly youth about the ill effects of narcotics, 31 quality awareness programmes/rallies have been conducted at various colleges, Higher Secondary, Schools and other places in the district as follows:
Drug Awareness Programmes
04.01.2022 at DPL Budgam
19.01.2022 at DPL Budgam
28.02.2022 at Degree College Budgam
03.03.2022 at DPL Budgam
24.03.2022 at Bright Horizon Higher Secondary School Budgam
20.04.2022 at Salsabeel Educational Institute Humhama Budgam
19.05.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Humhama
23.05.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Budgam
25.05.2022 at Higher Secondary School Wathoora Budgam
31.05.2022 at Govt. Degree Collage Magam
26.06.2022 at Govt. Degree College Magam
29.06.2022 at DPL Budgam
20.07.2022 at Higher Secondary School Chrari-e-Sharief
25.07.2022 at Higher Secondary School Kanir Chadoora
28.07.2022 at Higher Secondary School Soibugh
06.08.2022 Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School Chadoora
17.08.2022 at Govt. Boys Higher Seondary School Ichgam
24.08.2022 at Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School Nagam Budgam
01.09.2022 at Govt Higher Secondary School Magam
12.09.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Beerwah
29.09.2022 at Islamia Public Secondary School Kralpora
10.10.2022 at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Narbal
25.10.2022 at Spring Buds Higher Secondary School Ompora
31.10.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Humhama
14.11.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Shogapora
19.11.2022 "One day Workshop under the theme "School Based Education for Drug abuse prevention" at DPO Budgam.
29.11.2022 at Govt. Higher Secondary School Khanda Budgam
26-06-2022 Budgam to Budgam
06-09-2022 Khansahib to Khansahib
10-09-2022 Magam to Magam
26-11-2022 DC office to Budgam town
132 Drug addicts* have been given proper Counselling at Drug Deaddiction Centre District Police Lines Budgam as per following nomenclature:
May .. 14
Budgam Police reiterates it yet again to all community members to come forward with any information regarding drug peddling in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddler should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.