Immovable property of notorious drug peddler attached in Kulgam, says police

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — While continuing its proactive actions against offenders, the Jammu and Kashmir Police attached an immovable property of a notorious drug peddler in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police attached a two storey residential house measuring 625 square feet under section 68-F(2) of NDPS Act 1985 of Mashooq Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, a resident of Khudwani Kulgam.

The said drug peddler was involved in Case FIR Number 66/2023 of Police Station Qaimoh.

“The property was identified as illegally acquired property during the course of investigation/enquiry conducted by Kulgam Police. The property was prima facie acquired from illicit trafficking in narcotic drug and psychotropic substances by the owner,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a statement.

“This action reaffirms the commitment of Kulgam Police to combat the drug menace. Local people of the area have hailed the initiative of Police with regard to the attachment of immoveable property, which has been raised/used from illicit trafficking of narcotics by the drug peddlers in the Kulgam district,” the statement said. — (KIMS)