Srinagar: Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Kulgam & Budgam and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
In Kulgam, officers from Police Post Mirbazar at a checkpoint near FCI Mirbazar intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK02BM-2968 driven by Diljeet Singh son of Darshan Singh resident of Simbal Jammu. During checking, officers were able to recover 01 kg poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Similarly in Budgam, officers at a checkpoint established at Shiekhpora Budgam intercepted two persons roaming in suspicious conditions carrying some bags. They have been identified as Sajan Kumar son of Ashok Kumar resident of Ludhaina Punjab and Gurjant Singh son of Baldev Singh resident of Ferozpur Punjab. During checking, officers were able to recover 02 kgs of poppy straw concealed in bags from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and further investigations have been initiated.