Srinagar: Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Srinagar and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
Officers from Police Station Nowgam at a checkpoint established at Lasjan intercepted a vehicle (i20) bearing registration number JK0AF-8746 with two persons on board. During checking, officers were able to recover charas like substance from their possession. They have been identified as Imran Mushtaq Sheikh son of Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Batwara & Mufazul Huq son of Mohammad Ayoub Akhoon resident of Shivpora Batwara. 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.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 48/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation has been initiated.