Srinagar 20 July: Batamaloo Police said in a statement that Mohd Altaf Rather presently working in Police department as Head Constable was suspended for his involvement in drug trafficking.
Police Station Batamaloo received a information that one person namely Mohd Altaf Rather R/o Panzan Chadoora presently working in police department as head constable , possessing huge quantity of charas and wandering in Batmaloo area to trade.
On this information case FIR No.64/19 U/s 8/20 NDPS act was registered and as part of inquiry laid a naka near PCR Kashmir by SHO Batamaloo Subzar Ahmad ,leading to apprehension of said policeman and recovery 650 gms of charas from his possession along with cash amounting to 19,150 (converted money) and one motorcycle bearing Regd. No. JK01S- 2152 has been seized followed by due process of law.
“Just as we have promised our anti drugs campaign to be ruthless and chilling, so it shall be. But more so when police personnel are involved, there will be no mercy,” said SSP Srinagar – Dr.M. Haseeb Mughal JKPS