Father-son duo arrested by Rajouri police, 2334 banned addiction tablets, capsules recovered*

Ankit Kesar, Rajouri
March 17, In a major success against drug peddlers, Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri district arrested a father-son duo for smuggling of banned drugs addiction tablets and capsules recovering 2334 from their possession.

A team of Rajouri police station headed by SHO Rajouri Ajaz Haider under the supervision of DySP Headquarters Govind Rattan along with a team of Police Component (Special Operation Group) under the supervision of DySP PC Rajouri, Pranav Mahajan was on routine vehicular checking duty at Salani Bridge when a bus on way from Jammu to Rajouri was put to checking.

Cops started general frisking of passengers when two persons started to hide their bags and were seen behaving suspiciously after coming to know about police checking.

Taking note of their activities , their belongings were put to thorough frisking when a huge number of capsules and tablets of banned drugs addiction were seized from their possession.

The recovered material include 1224 Spasmo Proxyon Capsules, 540 Alprasafe tablets and 570 Ativan tablets.

Duo were taken into custody from the spot after recovery and have been identified as
Manzoor Hussain son of Mohammad Bashir and his son Waqar Ahmed, residents of Chandimarh Surankote, at present Ward No.9 Rajouri town.

A FIR No. 118/2019 under sections 8/21/22/29 NDPS Act has been registered in police station Rajouri .

Senior Superintendent of Police, Yougal Manhas said that the team of Rajouri police station and Police Component Rajouri achieved this major success by arresting the father son duo as they were going to enter Rajouri along with a major consignment of capsules and tablets used by drugs addicts .

SSP Rajouri also said that authorities are going to take some more stern steps against people involved in drugs and narcotics peddling in Rajouri district in days to come.

Five days ago, a man from Thanamandi has also been detained for public safety and lodged in Jammu jail after orders of detention issued were by Divisional Commissioner Jammu on the dossier submitted by District Police Rajouri.

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