Notorious drug peddler detained under PSA

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SAMBA: In order to curtail the activities of Notorious Drug Peddler namely Surjeet Singh @ Sanju, S/o Dalgir Singh, R/o Gurha Slathia, Tehsil Vijaypur, District Samba; A/P Parli Bhand, Kathua who is involved in number of drug smuggling cases/ criminal activities and is posing great threat to the health of the general public, a special team of P/S Ghagwal was constituted and the said accused person was arrested.
It is pertinent to mention here that the accused is a habitual drug smuggler and has been repeatedly resorting to illicit trafficking of NDPS. The subject has become potential threat to the public order and is highly prejudicial to the security of the State. The activities of the subject are sending wrong signal to the society and encouraging the likeminded persons especially the youth to join his gang of illicit drug smuggling in different areas of the district. The accused is involved in a number of drug smuggling cases registered against him in the district Samba i.e. 1. FIR No. 113/2013 U/S 8/21/22 NDPS Act of P/S Vijaypur. 2. FIR No. 11/2017 U/S 8/21/22 NDPS Act of P/S Ghagwal. 3. FIR No. 99/2019 U/S 8/21/22 NDPS Act of P/S Ghagwal. and 4. FIR No. 42/2013 U/S 498-A RPC of P/S Vijaypur.
Keeping in view of his repeated involvement in drug smuggling activities, a dossier was prepared by Senior Superintendent of Police, Samba and forwarded to Divisional Commissioner Jammu who formally issued the order of his detention under PSA. The detention warrant was executed by a Police team of P/S Ghagwal on 02.01.2020 and the accused has been lodged in Sub Jail Hiranagar.