SRINAGAR: Police have arrested 5 drug peddlers from Kulgam, Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Officers from PS Yaripora under the supervision of DySP PC Hatipora at a checkpoint established at Sunman bridge intercepted a vehicle (Santro) bearing registration number JK03C-6043 with 03 persons on board. They have been identified as Sheraz Ahmad Lone resident of Tungduno, Kamaljeet Singh resident of Nowshehra Punjab and Charanjeet Singh resident of Hushyarpur Punjab.
During the search, officers were able to recover 16Kgs of Poppy Straw & a grinder from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
In Baramulla, officers from Police Station Pattan under the supervision of SDPO Pattan Shri Mohammad Nawaz-JKPS arrested one person identified as Reyaz Ahmad Gojri son of Late Gh Mohammad Gojri resident of Pattan and recovered 15 bottles of Codeine Phosphate and 144 capsules of banned drugs from his possession. He has been 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 investigation has been initiated.
Meanwhile Police also arrested a notorious drug peddler in Budgam and recovered Psychotropic substance from his possession.
A Police party from PP Narbal at a checkpoint established at Check-e-Kawoosa intercepted a suspicious person identified as Mudasir Ahmad Mohand son of Abdul Rahim Mohand resident of Check Kawoosa. During checking, officers were able to recover 33 Bottles of codeine phosphate & 390 tablets of banned drugs from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 17/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Magam and investigation has been taken up.