Handwara: Police in Handwara booked two drug peddlers under public safety act (PSA).
Police said that Ashiq Hussain Ganie and Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, both residents of Handwara town, were wanted in the area for smuggling and distributing drugs among young people. The duo was arrested a few days back and booked under the public safety act.
Confirming the incident, sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Handwara, Shabir Ahmad Khan, said the duo was wanted in the area and had been evading arrest. However, with the help of local people the duo was arrested. A large quantity of drugs was recovered from the possession of the two smugglers, police said.