Lady drug peddler arrested, 600 Gm Charas recovered

RAMBAN: A lady drug peddler from valley was arrested today by Banihal Police alongwith a consignment of 600 grams of Charas, from near Banihal Railway station.  It is pertinent to mention here that Police had information of some female peddler from across the Jawahar Tunnel involved in the business of selling narcotics to the youth of this side and since then nakas at different places alongwith lady police were laid to nab her. But she kept on changing the modus operandi.  Today, on specific information, a special team of Police headed by SHO Banihal Inspector Aijaz Ahmed Wani remained in civvies at a strategic location near the Railway station. As soon as she deboarded the train and was on way to her next destination, she was apprehended alongwith the quantity of the psychotropic substance as mentioned above which was kept in a polythene bag she was carrying. The drug peddler has been identified as Halima Begum, W/O Ab Rashid Dar, R/O Wandon,  Zainpora Shopian.   In this regard case FIR No: 196/2018 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered at Police Station Banihal and investigation taken up to ascertain the role of others involved in the crime. The whole effort took place under the supervision of Sajjad Sarwar SDPO Banihal, Sanjay Parihar Addl SP Ramban and overall supervision of Ms. Anita Sharma SSP Ramban.