2 drug peddlers arrested by police in Pulwama

Srinagar: Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Pulwama and recovered huge quantities of psychotropic substances from their possession.
A police party of PS Rajpora during patrolling in Putrigam area intercepted a suspicious person who on seeing the police party tried to flee from the spot however, alert police party apprehended him tactfully. He has been identified as Aijaz Ahmad Darzi son of Ab Rasheed Darzi resident of Kharpora Murran. During the search 20 bottles of Codeine Phosphate were recovered from his possession.
During questioning, he discloses that he has obtained the said psychotropic substance from a person identified as Aijaz Ahmad Najar son of Gh Nabi Najar resident of Batamurran Shadimarg. Acting swiftly, a police party raided the spot and recovered 2000 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from the residential house of Aijaz Ahmad.
Both the drug peddlers have been arrested and shifted to a police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 209/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Rajpora and further investigation has been initiated. More arrests and recoveries are expected.


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