Srinagar: Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla & Awantipora and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party from Police Station Kreeri and Police Post Wagora under the supervision of SDPO Kreeri Dr Khalid Ashraf-JKPS arrested one lady drug peddler during routine naka checking at Wagoora Baramulla. During search, officers were able to recover 250 grams of Charas like substance from her possession. She has been shifted to police station where she remains in custody. While as, she was accompanied with her spouse who managed to flee from the spot due to darkness however, efforts are on to nab him.
Accordingly, case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kreeri and investigation set into motion. Moreover in Awantipora, acting on specific information, a police party led by SHO Police Station Awantipora under the supervision of SDPO Awantipora Shri Mumtaz Ali Bhatti-JKPS intercepted a vehicle (Tata Mobile) bearing registration number JK01AQ-2989 driven by one person identified as Mohd Amin Wani son of Abdul Gani Wani resident of Takiya Ahmadshah Bandipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 5.1Kgs of Charas like substance from the said vehicle. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 157/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora and investigation initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug dealings in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.