Ganderbal: Ganderbal police recovered around half a kilogram of contraband brown sugar from the possession of a group of drug peddlers in Lar area of Ganderbal district on Thursday.
Police said a vehicle bearing registration number JK16/5313 was intercepted during Naka checking at Manigam Crossing and three persons were taken into custody. Police recovered 480 grams of brown sugar from their possession.
Police identified the arrested persons as Sohrab Khan son of Mohammad Younis Khan, Wayil Wudder Gutlibagh, Noor Mohammad.Shah, son of Gulam Mohiuddin Shah and Zahoor Ahmad Shah son of Gulam Mohammad Shah, Baba Wayil Gutlibagh,” a police official said.
He said the trio was arrested and a case has been registered in this regard at Police Station Lar under FIR No:6/2017 U/S 8/17 NDPS Act.