September 19: In a significant move to combat the menace of drug trafficking and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have attached a three-storey residential house and a vehicle belonging to notorious drug peddlers in Pulwama under the NDPS Act 1985.
The three-storey residential house on land measuring 2.1 Marlas valued at approximately 18.17 lacs located in village Naina Batapora, Pulwama belonging to notorious drug peddlers namely Bashir Ahmad Tramboo son of Ali Mohd Tramboo and his wife Shahzada Bano resident of Naina Batapora, Pulwama has been attached. The said house was linked to case FIR Nos. 79/2022 under section of 8/15 and 185/2022 under section NDPS Act of Police Station Litter and FIR No. 81/2022 under section 8/21 NDPS Act of Police Station Litter. The investigation proved that the said immovable property was raised/used for Illicit Trafficking by the drug peddler.
In a separate FIR of Police Station Pulwama, Police attached a vehicle (Private swift Dzire) bearing registration No. JK02AW-4505 belonging to drug peddler namely Mohd Yousuf Bhat son of Ab Rehman Bhat resident of Gusoo Pulwama. The said vehicle was linked to case FIR Nos. 79/2022 under section 8/15 NDPS and 185/2022 under section 8/15, 29 of Police Station Pulwama. The investigation proved that the said movable property was raised from Illicit Trafficking by the drug smuggler.
By targeting and freezing the illegal assets of drug peddlers/smugglers 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 police in safeguarding them from the devastating effects of drug abuse and trafficking.