Srinagar: Police in Anantnag have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established at Hassanpora area of Bijbehara intercepted a suspected Maurti car bearing registration number JK01M-3811 for checking. During search, 270gms of Charas was recovered from the possession of driver identified as Sameer Ahmad Dar resident of Lasjan Srinagar. He has been arrested and shifted to police station and the vehicle used in commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 75/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at PS Bijbehara and further investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Similarly, officers at a checkpoint established at Sarnal area of Anantnag intercepted two individuals identified as Aqib Ahmad Bhat resident of Lonepora Mattan and Mustafa Wani alias Beta Don resident of Sarnal Bala and recovered 35 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 98/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at PS Anantnag and further investigation into the matter has been initiated.