Police in Kulgam arrested a bootlegger and recovered 15 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession.
A police party of Police Station Qazigund led by SHO Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Damjen crossing on NHW intercepted a suspicious person who tried to escape from the spot however, the alert Police party tactfully apprehended him. He has been identified as Basharat Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd Ramzan Sheikh resident of Checki Rajwali Vessu.
On checking, 15 bottles of illicit liquor were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
A case FIR number 134/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation was 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.