2 drug peddlers arrested

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SRINAGAR: Awantipora Police arrested two drug peddlers at two different places and recovered contraband substance from their possession, a police spokesperson said on Monday.
In a statement, the spokesperson said, “Acting on specific information, a police team under the supervision of SDPO Awantipora and SHO Awantipora laid a Naka at Nambal, Awantipora. During naka checking, one person identified as Arif Ahmad Dar resident of Pulwama was intercepted. On checking, 42 bottles of codeine phosphate was recovered from his possession.”
In another instance, a police party headed by DO Reshipora intercepted a Wagon-R vehicle bearing registration number JK13 5725 driven by Fayaz Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Ahad Wani resident of Chandgam Pulwama. During search of vehicle 25 kilograms of Fukki was recovered, he added.
Cases under relevant sections were registered and investigation has been taken up, the spokesperson said.