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3 drug smugglers booked under PIT NDPS Act

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Srinagar: Police have booked three “most wanted and notorious” drug smugglers under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla and lodged them in Central Jail Kot-Bhalwal Jammu, a po0lice spokesperson informed Monday.

He identified the drug smugglers as Umar Mohiuddin Ahanger, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin of Goom Ahmadpora; Shabir Ahmad Khan, son of Late Samander Khan of Wanigam Bala Pattan;  and Peerzada Mudasir Ahmad Shah alias Bata, son of Peerzada Mohammad Maqbool Shah of Chanderseer Pattan.

They have been booked under PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-Bhalwal Jammu.

Police said many cases are registered against these drug smugglers and they were involved in promoting drug abuse and trade by supplying drugs to local youth of Baramulla, Kreeri, Pattan and other areas of the district Baramulla.

Police also said a drug peddler was in Awantipora and contraband substances were recovered from his possession.

The accused — Nazir Ahmad Wagay, son of Abdul Satar Wagay of Udipora Shahura, Tehsil Litter – was arrested at Panzgam Crossing after eight kgs of cannabis powder was recovered from his possession, police said.

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