Srinagar: Police have arrested 02 drug peddlers in Anantnag & Srinagar and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Police Station Anantnag received a specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Nawaz Ahmad Wani son of Mohd Yousuf Wani resident of Hakura has indulged in drug peddling and hoarded a large quantity of narcotic substances in his residential house.
On receipt of this information, a Police party alongwith Executive Magistrate concerned raided the said location. During search, officers were able to recover 70Kgs of Poppy straw from the said house. However, the accused managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to effect his arrest.
Meanwhile in another action, a police party of Police Station Anantnag at a checkpoint established at Daggapora Khanabal intercepted a suspicious person who on seeing police party tried to escape from the spot but was apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. He has been identified as Rouf Ahmad Nanda son of Abdul Hameed Nanda resident of Daggapora Khanabal. During checking, officers were able to recover 12Kgs of poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
In Srinagar, a police party from PS Rajbagh at a checkpoint established at Abdullah Bridge Srinagar and intercepted a suspicious person. He has been identified as Umar Sadiq Dar son of Mohd Sadiq Dar resident of Gopalpora Wathoora Budgam. On checking, officers were able to recover 250 strips & 6000 capsules of banned drug from his possession. The accused has been arrested and shifted to PS where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Station and further investigation has been initiated.