Jammu, Nov 29: A notorious criminal was booked under Publics Safety Act while three narcotic smugglers were arrested along with contraband of charas in two separate incidents in this winter capital of the state.
“One hardcore criminal namely Sunny Kumar, resident of Ward No 4, R S Pura booked under Public Safety Act on Wednesday”, police spokesman here said.
He said that the dossier was prepared and submitted to the District Magistrate Jammu through proper channel and added, “District Magistrate Jammu granted orders regarding detention of said criminal under PSA and in compliance, the said criminal has been lodged at Central Jail Kot Bhalwal Jammu.”
The criminal was involved in seven criminal cases in Police Station R S Pura.
Meanwhile in a separate incident, police arrested three persons with 1.5 kg of Charas from Vivekanand Chowk.
“A private car was stopped this afternoon in which three persons were onboard,” said the spokesman adding that on checking around 1.5 kg of Charas was recovered from their possession.
The arrested persons were identified as Abdul Hamid, resident of Noorpura Slamabad, Uri, District Baramula, Mohammad Arif Khan, resident of Paranpilan, Uri and Yasir Ahmed Khan, resident of Baramulla. A case under NDPS Act was registered and investigations started.