Baramulla: The commendable performance of Police in Baramulla in 2023 for their relentless efforts to combat the drug menace in the district. The dedicated team of officers have displayed exceptional commitment and achieved significant milestones in enforcing the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act.
In 2023, Police filed 264 cases under the NDPS Act and arrested 464 drug peddlers which include 75 hard-core drug peddlers who have been booked under PIT NDPS Act/ PSA.
The police have also made substantial seizures of contraband worth crores in the black market. Further, properties of drug peddlers worth Rs 03 crores, comprising three houses, three vehicles and cash amounting to Rs 1.2 Crores have also been attached by the police.
Moreover, Police destroy a huge quantity of seized contraband substances worth 34 crores under section 25A of NDPS Act of various cases of Police Stations across Baramulla District at Kashmir Health Care System IGC Lassipora Pulwama.
Citizens of the district have shown utmost faith and satisfaction in the action of police against drugs and they have extended their full support to the police.
Police remain steadfast in its commitment to confront drug smugglers and to seize both movable and immovable property used for illicit trafficking within the district.
The general public is requested to come forward with the information of drug peddlers in their respective areas to the eradicate menace of drugs from the society.(GNS)