Srinagar: Police in Anantnag have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
A police party of Police Station Bijbehara at a checkpoint established at Uranhall Bijbehara intercepted three persons identified as Fayaz Ahmad Dar son of Ab Rashid Dar resident of Subhanpora Qaimoh, Mohd Asif Bhat son of Mohd Khaleel Bhat and Sajad Ahmad Dar son of Gh Hassan Dar, both residents of Batengoo Anantnag. On checking, 05 grams of Brown Sugar (chitta) was recovered from their possession. Besides, cash amount of ₹25000/- believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime & a weighing machine was also recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station against them and further investigation has been initiated.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.