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117 drug peddlers arrested, 15 booked under PSA in Budgam this year so far: Police

66 FIR's registered, 15 vehicles seized during the year 2022 till now

Post by RK Online Desk on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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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

 

Seizures made:

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 recovered

cash amounting to Rs 3,03,355/= has been seized from arrested drug peddlers.

*Vehicles seized

 

 

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

 

Rallies:

 

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

 

Counselling:

 

 

132 Drug addicts* have been given proper Counselling at Drug Deaddiction Centre District Police Lines Budgam as per following nomenclature:

January ..18

February ..25

March ..19

April ..16

May .. 14

June.. 05

July ..09

August.. 08

September.. 07

October.. 06

November.. 05

Total 132

 

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.

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