Jammu: Narcotics smuggler detained under PSA in Udhampur

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Jammu: A hardcore narcotics smuggler was slapped with the Public Safety Act (PSA) and detained in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district today, the police said.

Umar Jaan, a resident of Ramnagar, was one of the main suppliers of narcotics to youths in Udhampur. He was detained under the PSA, Udhampur SSP Rayees Bhat said.

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The smuggler was a habitual offender. He was arrested many times in the past for heinous crimes and other offences such as narcotics and bovine smuggling, attempt to murder, house breaking and theft, he said.

Bhat said that a dossier with regard to Jaan’s criminal activities was prepared and submitted before Udhampur District Magistrate Ravinder Kumar who issued orders of the smuggler’s detention under the PSA.