Notorious drug peddler detained under PSA in Jammu, 2 arrested

Jammu, Jan 6: A notorious drug peddler was slapped Public Safety Act while two other were arrested with contraband of Charas in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Notorious drug peddler namely Yash Pal alias Shadi Lal, resident of Bagh E Bahu, Jammu who was involved in many cases was apprehended many times but got released on bail and again indulged in unlawful activities of illegal trade of Narcotics and Psychotropic substances,” police here said. They said that in order to prevent the subject from becoming a source of inspiration for the criminal minded persons and in order to break the network of illegal trade of Narcotics, the subject is detained under PSA. Meanwhile in a separate incident, police while patrolling at Khalialta in Reasi frisked two persons and were taken into custody when 700 grams of Charas (cannabis) was recovered from their possession. The accused were identified as Mohammad Nazir, resident of Jad, Reasi while 220 grams of Charas was recovered from the possession of Javed Ahmed of Gulabgarh, Mahore, Reasi. They were arrested on the spot and booked under NDPS Act.