Kupwara Police cracks whip on Drug Smugglers ; invokes PIT NDPS Act and detained 03 notorious Drug Smugglers under Preventive Detention
*Kupwara;* 16 September , 2021.
In its continuous offensive against menace of Drug Abuse Kupwara Police continues its war against Drugs.
In a continuous effort to eliminate the menace of Drug Smuggling from the society, *03 Habitual offenders & Notorious Drug Peddlers/ Smugglers* namely;
1. *Javid Ahmad Lone* S/o Ali Mohammad Lone R/o Panzgam Kralpora.
2. *Shameem Ahmad Bhat*
S/o Mohammad Tasween Bhat
R/o Sudhpora Karnah.
3. *Jahangir Ahmad Khan*
S/o Late Rehmat Ali Khan R/o Chitterkote Karnah.
who were involved in Drug Peddling/Smuggling have been detained under *The Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropoc Substances Act ,1988* through orders issued by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and have been lodged in *Central Jail Kot Bhalwal Jammu* respectively.
It is pertinent to mention here that under the provisions of Sec 3 of *PIT NDPS Act 1988,* a person engaged in Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances , which poses a serious threat to the health of a person and Society can be detained upto maximum period of one year and can be extended ..
Kupwara Police has busted several *Narcotic & Narco-Terror Modules* and have arrested many notorious *Drug peddlers/Smugglers* in different NDPS cases during this year.
Kupwara Police is committed to continue it’s war against the Drug Peddlers/Smugglers and sought co-operation of people in curbing social evils especially Drug Abuse to save the youth from this fatal addiction…