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J&K: 8 drug smugglers booked under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla


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Srinagar: Police have booked eight notorious drug smugglers under the Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (PIT NDPS) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The drug smugglers identified as Javid Mohiuddin Bhat, a resident of Allapora Karhama Kunzer, Danish Ahmad Dhobi of Ghulam Mohammad, a resident of Ogmuna Kunzer, Ghulam Mohiuddin of Chandoosa, Adil Ahmad Bhat of Goom Ahmadpora Pattan, Wikar Hussain Beigh of Lateefabad Chandoosa, Afreed Ahmad Wani of Bandi Payeen Chandoosa, Bilal Ahmad Bhat, and Mohammad Asif Bhat, both residents of Maloora Srinagar, have been booked under the PIT-NDPS Act after obtaining formal detention orders from the competent authority, police said on Tuesday.

The booked drug smugglers have been detained and subsequently lodged in Central Jail Kot-Bhalwal Jammu.

They said many cases have been registered against the said drug smugglers, who were involved in promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth in Bandi, Kunzer, Ogmuna, Pattan, Mirgund Wagoora, Kreeri, and other areas of the district.

Despite their involvement in many FIRs, they did not mend their activities and were again involved in promoting drug abuse by supplying drugs to local youth, the police added.

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