Doctor among three held for drug trafficking in Pulwama

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PULWAMA — Jammu & Kashmir Police has arrested three drug peddlers including a doctor in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Sources told news agency CNS that Pulwama Police arrested three drug smugglers in connection with a notorious drug trafficking case nearly two weeks ago and seized drugs worth millions.

While confirming the arrest of Dr Samiullah, a resident of New Colony Pulwama, posted at Zainapora Hospital of Shopian district as Gynaecologist, SSP Pulwama Ghulam Jeelani Wani told CNS that SIT headed by DSP headquarters has been constituted in this case and more arrests are expected.

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The SSP further said that priority of the police is to curb drug dealers instead of drug users. He termed the performance of Pulwama Police team as the best professional policing and said that he would do his best to provide a drug-free environment to the youth.

Meanwhile, Police in this regard have registered a case under FIR 302/21 and further investigations have been initiated.

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