Says major action taken against peddlers in Pir Panjal region, 7 detained under PITNDPS for one year


Rajouri. Dec 13

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rajouri Poonch Range, Dr. Haseeb Mughal, IPS said that war against drugs will continue with full might and police has taken stern actions against people involved in the crime.

This has been stated by DIG Rajouri Poonch range Dr. Haseeb Mughal, IPS while addressing a press conference in the District Police Lines Rajouri in presence of SSP Rajouri Mohammad Aslam and other officers.

He said that continuing this mission of war against drugs in Rajouri Poonch Range, J&K Police has achieved a major success in the year 2022.

Apart from the phenomenal increase in the seizure of banned contraband heroin, 7 drug peddlers have been booked under PITNDPS Act, he said.

In district wise breakdown, DIG said that in Rajouri 27 cases have been registered against 41 accused persons, out of which 04 main peddlers have been detained under PITNDPS Act for a period of one year, besides preventive actions under CrPC has been initiated against 210 accused/suspects.

He said that the seized drugs/narcotics substances made in these cases include Heroine weighing 6.065 Kgs as compared to 2.6 Kg in 2021,
Charas weighing 390 Grams,
Poppy straw weighing 8.300 Kgs,
Bucky (Bhang) 04 Kgs,
Spasmo proxyvon capsule 300.

In District Poonch, 47 cases have been registered, against 59 peddlers while 03 main peddlers have been detained for one year under PITNDPS besides preventive action under CrPC has been initiated against 155 accused/suspects.

In Poonch, seizure include Heroine 106 kilograms, Poppy straw 62 kilograms,
Tab Tramadol 9750 number.

In Rajouri Poonch range, 74 total cases have been registered with 100 arrests and 7 detentions for one year under
PITNDPS while Preventive action has been initiated under CrPC against 365 accused and there is a huge increase in the seizure of heroin this year, DIG said.

He further requested general public to share any drug peddling related information with Police through Drugs helpline numbers active in both district Rajouri and Poonch.
Rajouri :- 9596047100
Poonch :- 9622003495

He also emphasized that war against drugs will only be successful if the general public and all other stakeholders put their heads together and work in complete sync.


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