Immovable properties of two drug peddlers attached in Pulwama: Police

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — While continuing its crackdown on drug peddlers, the immovable properties worth lakhs of two drug peddlers has been attached in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday.

The properties that were attached include a double-storied, residential house valuing approximately Rs. 20,97,291/- belonging to a notorious drug peddler Fayaz Ahmad Rather, son of Gh Mohd Rather, resident of Karimabad and two shops with 2nd floor as residential apartment valuing approximately Rs. 27,35,186/- belonging to Mohd Maqbool Bhat @ Tola, son of Ali Mohd Bhat, resident of Dalipora Pulwama.

The attachment was carried out in accordance with the due legal process outlined in FIR No. 301/2023 U/S 8/21-29 NDPS Act of Police Station Pulwama, underscoring the vigilant stance of Pulwama Police against those involved in the drug trade, the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Pulwama district said in a statement.

Both individuals are currently under legal custody, reinforcing Pulwama Police’s commitment to combating activities detrimental to public safety and national security.

This operation has been met with appreciation from the local community, as it marks a significant step in curbing the use of properties derived from illicit drug trafficking in the Police District Pulwama, the statement said. — (KIMS)