Police busts drug module in Anantnag; three arrested

Huge consignment of contraband substances recovered

January 12: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police busted a drug module by arresting three members of a family in Anantnag and recovered huge consignment of contraband/ psychotropic substance from their possession.

Police in Anantnag received an information through reliable sources that a family comprising (Father, Mother and Son) namely Mohd Ramzan Ganai son of Gh Rasool Ganie, Shahzada Akhter wife of Mohd Ramzan Ganie and Zubair Ramzan Ganai son of Mohd Ramzan Ganie, residents of Seer Hamdan Mattan under a well-planned criminal conspiracy are continuously indulging in illegal trade of illicit alcohol as well as of cannabis charas powder.  Reliable sources also revealed that the trio has concealed huge quantity of illicit alcohol as well as illicit cannabis charas powder in specially made hideouts in their residential house, Swift Dzire Car, Baleno car and Motor Cycle.

In this regard, a case FIR No. 04/2024 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Mattan and investigation was initiated.

Accordingly, a search team comprising of Anantnag Police and Executive Magistrate concerned raided the spot. During search of the house, police party recovered about 9.27 Kgs of Charas powder and 867 Bottles of illicit alcohol which was seized on spot. All three accused persons were arrested.  Vehicles Swift Dzire, Baleno car, KTM Motorcycle and cash amount of Rs. 13325 (believed to be proceeds of narcotics) was seized. Further investigation in the instant case is going on.

Community members are requested 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 peddlers 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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