In continuity of efforts against the drug menace in Handwara,on recieving an information regarding the peddling of banned drugs among the vulnerable section of society i,e youth.

A police party of Police Station Handwara led by SHO Handwara raided a medical shop on rajwar road in main town Handwara and recovered huge quantity of narcotic drugs in the form of tablets which were meant to be distributed among youth of Handwara.

The owner of the shop and his salesman namely khursheed Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Maqbool dar Resident of Bagathpora and Ishtiyaq Ahmad sheikh Son of Nazir Ahmad Sheikh Resident of Pandithpora respectively have been taken into custody immediately and booked under relevant sections of Law.

To eradicate this menace of drugs completely from Handwara town general public is requested to inform us about the same if they come to know anything about it.