SRINAGAR — Police have registered FIR against 47 persons for allegedly encroaching forest land in Pahalgam and cultivating cannabis over it.
Officials said that Police station Pahalgam registered the FIR (No 18/2021) under sections of 8/20 NDPSA and 26 Indian Forest Act on the basis of a Criminal Complaint lodged by the Forest Range officer of the area.
“All the accused who encroached forest land belong to Lidroo village located nearby,” a police officer said.
“One and all involved in drug trafficking and cultivating narcotic drugs will face the wrath of law,” he added. (GNS)