Narcotics smuggler booked under PSA

Jammu: Police on Friday booked a narcotic smuggler under Public Safety Act in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“One hardcore narcotics smuggler and main supplier of narcotics to youth namely Umar Jaan, son of Imam Din, resident of Maani Kasuri, Ramnagar, presently living in Housing Colony, Udhampur has been booked under Public Safety Act,” Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Udhampur said.
“The narcotics smuggler was a habitual criminal and number of times arrested in different cases of heinous nature including narcotics and bovine smuggling, attempt to murder, house breaking and theft besides other criminal cases,” he said and added that a dossier with regard to his criminal activities was prepared and submitted before District Magistrate, Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar, who after careful consideration issued orders of his detention under Public Safety Act.
“A team led by Inspector Vijay Choudhary, SHO under the supervision of Kulbir Handa DySP HQ executed the warrant for detention under Public Safety Act,” said the SSP.
He said that police has established ‘NARC Cell’ at Udhampur, which is vigorously working on preparing database of all hardcore criminals, narcotic smugglers and bovine smugglers who are frequently found involved in various intermingled criminal cases, especially those affecting youth.