Mother-Son duo arrested for selling contraband substance at their residence in Budgam: Police

SRINAGAR — A mother-son duo has been arrested for selling contraband substance at their residence in Gopalpora Chadoora area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir, Police said on Tuesday.

While continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Budgam Police arrested mother-son duo and recovered contraband substance from their house, police said in a statement.

The statement said that, Police Post Mochwa received an information that contraband substance has been concealed/stored by one namely Mohammad Yaqoob Khan, son of Siraj ud Din and his mother in the residential house of Siraj ud Din Khan, son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan, a resident of Gopalpora Chadoora. Accordingly, Police team from Police Post Mochwa led by Inspector Mudasir Shafi along with executive magistrate Ist class B. K Pora raided the house and conducted search.

The statement said that, During search Police party was able to recover 31 Sticks of Charas like substance weighing 1 KG and 122 Grams from the said house, adding that both mother-son have been arrested on spot.

Meanwhile, Police has registered a Case FIR Number 46/2023 under relevant sections of NDPS Act at Police Station Chadoora and further investigation has been taken up. — (KIMS)