Jammu & Kashmir

Drug peddler’s bank acc frozen, vehicle seized in Bandipora: Police

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Bandipora: In a move to combat the menace of drug trafficking and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have frozen bank savings and seized a vehicle of a notorious drug peddler in Bandipora.

Police have frozen Bank savings of Rs 3,97,604 and seized one Auto load carrier bearing registration number JK15B-4455, valued at about Rs 3,18,000, belonging to a notorious drug peddler namely Irshad Ahmad Khan, son of Abdul Samad Khan, a resident of Asham Hajin under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, a police spokesperson said.

During investigation, it came to fore that all these assets were illegally acquired through the sale of narcotic drugs.

By targeting and freezing the illegal assets of drug peddlers involved in the organized illegal narco trade, Police have dealt a severe blow to their criminal activities.

Depriving these criminals of the proceeds derived from drug trafficking is an essential step in curbing their influence and crippling the drug trade in the valley.

General public have appreciated the action taken by Bandipora police in safeguarding them from the devastating effects of drug abuse and trafficking, the statement added.

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