Srinagar: Budgam Police on Sunday received an input regarding transportation of narcotic drugs from Srinagar City towards Budgam town, police said and added that acting swiftly on the information, a Naka was laid near Sheikhpora petrol pump.
During checking, a vehicle Mahindra load carrier bearing Regd. No. JK01D-2650 was intercepted & approx. 1000 bottles of codeine phosphate recovered from the possession of two persons namely 1) Rashid Ahmad Sheikh S/o Gh Rasool Sheikh R/o Hazratbal Srinagar and 2) Mohammad Aslam Mir S/o Sonaullah Mir R/o Ichgam Budgam. A case FIR No. 33/17 U/S 8/21 NDPS Act has been lodged in P/S Budgam and both the persons arrested, load carrier in question has been seized.
This consignment of drugs has actually been transported through a registered company to Parimpora Srinagar from Pitampore Delhi, however, challan reads item carried inside the packing as “Electric Motor” while as it contained Codeine phosphate. This is a new phenomenon of in a way “Have delivery system” of illegal drugs.
In second such incident, P/S Chadoora arrested two persons namely 1) Hamid Rather R/o Hasipora & 2) Zubair Ahmad Dar R/o Dalipora Nagam today in Chadoora area and recovered around 1000 capsules of banned drug Spasmo Proxicon and codeine phosphate bottles. A case FIR No. 07/2017 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act has been registered in PS Chadoora and investigation taken-up.