Continuing its drive against the drug menace in the area, District Police Samba has arrested drug peddler in the jurisdiction of P/S Bari Brahmana and recovered 500 gm of Cannabis (Ganja).
A Police Party of P/S Bari Brahmana headed by Inspr. Darshan Singh, SHO P/S Bari Brahmana under the supervision of Sh. Sunil Kesar, SDPO Bari Brahmana while performing patrolling duty in Bari Brahmana area intercepted a pedestrian at Teli Basti near Balole Khad on suspicious grounds, who tried to run on seeing Police Party. But alert cops swiftly apprehended him and during frisking of said person 500 gms of Cannabis (Ganja) was recovered from his possession. The accused person who has been identified as Deepak Patel S/o Kesari Patel R/O Gram Kreaha, Shahdol, Madhya Pardesh A/P Teli Basti, Bari Brahmana arrested on the spot and contraband item was also seized.
In this regard, a case FIR No. 84/2019 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered at P/S Bari Brahmana and investigation started.
It is pertinent to mention here that District Police Samba is go-getting hard and taking every necessary step to aware general public especially youths by way of various interactions and other medium against the drug abuse, its catastrophic consequences and also request people of the area to come forward, cooperate with police and share any information regarding drug peddling or consumption of the same in the area to make drug free society.