Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered over half a kilogram of contraband substance from their possession in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar and Budgam District, police said on Friday.
A police party of police Station Lalbazar apprehended two drug peddler identified as Nazir Ahmad Khan resident of Bomie Sopore and Meharaj-u-Din Wani a resident of Zahidpora Hawal, during naka checking at Zahidpora, Hawal, police said adding they recovered 100 grams of Charas from their possession.
A case FIR number 19/2017 under section 8/21 NDPS Act has been registered against them.
Meanwhile, according to police a patrolling party of police station Magam in District Budgam noticed suspicious movement of a man at bus stand Magam. The suspect was immediately apprehended and on his checking police recovered 550 grams of Charas. The accused was later identified as Ghulam Qadir Ganie son of Ghulam Rasool Ganie a resident of Batpora Magam, police said.
A case FIR number 61/2017 under section 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered against him.