02 drug peddlers arrested, codeine phosphate bottles recovered

Baramulla: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered 460 bottles of Coedine Phosphate Syrup in north Kashmir.

A spokesman of police said that a truck carrying food grains used to transport drugs by two notorious drug peddlers was seized by the District police Baramulla along with hundreds of bottles of Coedine Phosphate Syrup.

“A naka party of police Station Baramulla saw some suspicious activities taking place in a Truck bearing registration No JK02 AG 8069 at Kralhar near FCI godown. On checking the cabin of truck 460 bottles of Coedine phosphate syrup were recovered” the police official said.

” A case FIR no of 2018 u/s 8/21 NDPS Act of Police Station Baramulla has been registered and  driver of the truck namely Manoj Kumar Bhatt S/o Pradeaman BhattR/o Subash Nagar Rehari Colony Jammu and his accomplice namely Gh Mohi Ud Din Akhoon  S/o Mohd Yousuf Akhoon R/o  of khaitangan Baramulla were arrested from the spot” thr official added.

Both the arrested individuals have a previous criminal record, he said.

Investigation of the case has been set into motion to ascertain the origin of the consignment, police added.


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