- Bootlegger nabbed with 52 quartes of illicit liquor
RAMBAN: In order to curb smuggling of narcotics & to have a drug free society, a special drive against the drug smugglers have been launched by Ramban police. Ramban police is keeping an eagle eye over the social crimes especially inter- state crimes like drug smuggling etc.In this regard a special naka's have been established on NHW especially to check smuggling of drugs, bovine smuggling etc.Today on the directions of SSP RAMBAN Ms Anita Sharma, a police party led by SHO Ramban Insp Vijay Kotwal under supervision of DYSP Hqrts Ramban Asgar Malik KPS & under close supervision of Adll. SP Sh Sanjay Parihar KPS established a surprise naka near Shan Palace Ramban on NHW to check the vehicle especially outside state bound vehicles.Most of the times it has been seen that such vehicles plying on NHW are involved in smuggling of drug , as many Fir's has been registered in this district. During checking & Frisking one Punjab bound vehicle(Truck) bearing reg.no.PB10BM/9501 which was on its way from Kashmir got intercepted. During thorough search, the vehicle found ladden with apple boxes & recovered filled gunny bags fitted in between the apple boxes containing POPPY STRAW(Bhukki) weighing about 43 KG from the vehicle,which is the new modus operandi how to smuggle the narcotics.
Suspected person namely Mohd Ashraf S/O Abdul Gaffor R/OTube Well Colony Malair Kotla , Punjab have been arrested.In this regard case FIR NO 200/18 U/S 8/15 of NDPS act stand registered against the accused person at P/S Ramban & investigation has been geared up to asertain the source & other persons involved in smuggling of consignment. Ramban police will not left any stone unturned to curb drug smuggling & public in general are requested to co-operate & strengthen the hands of Ramban Police to weed out the social evils from the society.
Meanwhile: In order to curb the trafficking of illicit liquor, its illegal sale, purchase & transportation. Today, on the directions of SSP Ramban Ms Anita Sharma KPS, a police party led by SHO Batote Insp Nazir Ahmed under supervision of DYSP HQ Ramban Asgar Malik KPS & under close supervision of Adll SP Sh Sanjay Parihar KPS laid a surprise naka near Chakwa Nallah on Batote-Doda road. During checking & frisking one suspected person started fleeing from the spot to avoid checking,but the alert cop's chased the suspected person & after brief chase apprehended him.
On search recovered 52 Quarters of illicit liquor from a bag which he was carrying. On questioning the suspected person revealed his identity as Dev Raj S/O Jameet Ram R/O Karmail,Assar distt.Doda. In this regard case FIR no.124/18 U/S 48(a) of excise act stand registered against the accused person at P/S Batote.Investigation taken up to acertain the source & other persons involved in this menace.