Srinagar: Police on Sunday arrested three persons in Anantnag district and recovered 240 bottles of codeine phosphate from their possession, a spokesman said.
“The Anantnag police established a naka at Harnag area. While checking the vehicles, police recovered 240 bottles of codeine phosphate from a Tata Sumo with number JK01E 0425,” the spokesman added.
He said three persons—Mohammad Ramzan, son of Mohammad Abdullah, of Khudwani, Aijaz Ahmad Ganie, son of Abdul Aziz Ganie, and Muzaffar Ahmad Lone, son of Ghulam Hassan, residents of Frisal—were arrested.
A case has been registered at police station Anantnag.