SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police on Saturday arrested four drug peddlers in Anantnag and Kulgam.
Acting on a specific information, a police party of police station Ashmuqam headed by SHO arrested a drug peddler identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat resident of Dangerpora Yaal Ashmuqam, and recovered a huge quantity of poppy straw from his possession.
A case FIR number 04/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered and investigation was taken up.
In Kulgam, a police party of police post Jawhar tunnel intercepted a Sumo bearing registration number JK02AB-4097 during a naka checking. On checking 10 kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from their possession. Drug peddlers were identified as Mudasir Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Mohammad, Feroz Ahmad Chowpan son of Mushtaq Ahmad and Mushtaq Ahmad Baba son of Ghulam Rasool residents of Laroogam, Tral.
Kulgam police has registered a case and investigation was taken up.