Crackdown continues against drug traffickers at Shopian

SHOPIAN : In continuation to the war against  drug trafficking, the District Administration Shopian today issued notices to four more persons involved in illicit drug trafficking.

These drug traffickers, as per notices issued, have been involved in the illicit trade of drugs with the motive of taking illegal proceeds. They have made investment in acquiring movable and immovable properties from the illegal proceeds from the drug trade.

Taking cognizance of their illegal activities, Additional District Magistrate Shopian has issued notices for declaring sources of their movable and immovable properties under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotic Substances Act, 1985. The accused have been asked to attend the ADM office  within 30 days. Out of these 4 persons, 02 belong to Zainapora tehsil and 01 each from Chitragam and Barbugh.

They have been further asked to produce documents indicating the source of income, earnings or assets by means of which they have acquired properties and show why acquired properties may not be declared illegal and seized as per the provisions of the NDPS Act.

Earlier a few days back, similar notices were issued to 05 persons, 04 belonging to Shopian and 01 to Hermain tehsils.


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