Police in Kulgam with strenuous efforts have arrested three bootleggers and recovered 112 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession.
During intervening night of 16/17 September, District police Kulgam generated a specific information regarding drug peddling, acting swiftly upon the information Police party from police Station Qazigund led by SHO Qazigund under the close supervision of SDPO Qazigund, on tip off established a Naka near Dalwach Qazigund, intercepted a maruti (800)car bearing registration number JK02AM-2865, after going through checking of the vehicle and suspects, officers on spot were able to recover 112 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession.
The identity of the persons has been ascertained as:-
1. Ramesh Chand S/O Sitaram R/O Garan Baba Jitty of Tehsil Katra district Reasi.
2. Shadi lal S/O Sagar Chand R/O Sehmari, tehsil Basant, District Reasi.
3. Sandeep Kumar S/O Mulkraj R/O Sunaiter, tehsil Ramnagar, District Udhampur.
They have been arrested and Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized on spot.
In this connection case with FIR No.261/2020 U/S 48 Excise Act has been registered and further investigation into the matter has been taken up at Police station Qazigund.
General public has applauded the prompt action taken by district police Kulgam. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime.
District police Kulgam warns of stringent action against those persons whosoever found indulging in anti social activities and will be dealt strictly under law.