January 31: Acting tough against the social crimes, Police in Bandipora arrested two bootleggers and recovered 15 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established at Pazalpora near forest Check Post intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK01K-9517 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Reyaz Ahmad Ganie resident of Ayatmulla and Javaid Ahmad Ahanger resident of Bankoot. During search officers were able to recovered 15 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, case FIR No. 03/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Pethkote and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.