Woman among 2 held with over 1 kg Charas

DODA: Police on Thursday arrested two persons including a woman and recovered 1.125 Kg Charas (cannabis) from their possession.

As per the details, on a specific information regarding drug peddling at Sadeeq Abad area of Doda, a party of Police Station Doda led by SHO Doda Inspector Sunil Sharma and SI Firdous Ahmed alongwith Executive Magistrate raided and conducted search in the house of one noted lady drug peddler namely Shakeela Begum alias Taya wife of Farooq Ahmed Shah resident of Sadeeq Abad Doda. During search, 1 Kg and 125 gms of Charas was recovered from her possession.

She was arrested and a case vide FIR No 159/2018 under section 8/20/29 NDPS Act was registered at Police Station Doda.

"On her disclosure, one more drug peddler namely Sheraz Ahmed son of Niyaz Ahmed resident of Dessa Road Doda (partner of the accused woman) was also arrested and booked under section 29 of NDPS Act," said DySP Hqrs Doda Iftkhar Ahmed, saying that further investigation to know their links with other drug peddlers is going on.


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