Sopore: While continuing its drive on war against drugs, police in Sopore arrested two drug peddlers on Thursday, and recovered 588 gms of charas from their possession.
Acting on credible information, a police party of Police Post Fruit Mandi laid a naka at Fruit Mandi Crossing Sopore. During naka checking, a vehicle bearing registration number JK04- 2423 was intercepted. During search 588 gms of Charas recovered from two persons, who were identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Sultan Bhat resident of Krumb Hura Handwara and Bashir Ahmad Dar son of Habibullah Dar resident of Wasi Khura Handwara.
Police seized the vehicle and a case FIR number 12/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act has been registered and investigation was taken up.