Two drug peddlers arrested in Anantnag, contraband seized

Srinagar: Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Police Station Bijbehara received an information through reliable sources regarding drug dealings in premises of Sangam Roadway Transport Company located at Sangam. Accordingly a police party from Police Station Bijbehara led by SHO Bijbehara under the supervision of SDPO Bijbehara alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, 70Kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from the said spot. One accused person namely Bashir Ahmed Reshi Son of Mohd Sultan Reshi resident of Batpora Naina was arrested on spot. However 02 accused persons identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Maqbool Bhat resident of Waghama and Ab Hameed Mir son of Abdul Raheem Mir resident of Natipora Sangam managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to effect their arrest. The accused person has been shifted to police station where he remains in custoday.
Meanwhile in another action, a police party of Police Station Anantnag established a checkpoint at Mehandi Kadal Anantnag and intercepted a suspicious person identified as Naseer Ahmad Khan son of Hayat Khan resident of Haapatnar. During search, officers were able to recover 2.7Kgs of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and investigations have been set into motion.

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