Srinagar: Police have arrested five drug peddlers in Kulgam and Baramulla districts and PD Sopore. It also recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession and seized two vehicles used in the commission of crime.
In Kulgam, during patrolling at Gundchahal crossing, Shirpora, a police party headed by In-charge Police Post Frisal intercepted a vehicle (i-20) bearing registration number HR26CK-9436 driven by Aliyas Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Akbar Bhat resident of Arwani, Bijenhara. During checking contraband substances including 20Kgs of grinded cannabis & 800 grams of charas like substance was recovered. The drug peddler was arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in commission of crime has also been seized, police said.
In another action, during naka checking at a checkpoint established at Khudwani Kulgam, a police party of Police Station Qaimoh led by SHO PS Qaimoh intercepted a vehicle (Tavera) bearing registration number PB08BG-1734 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Majinder Singh son of Balbir Singh resident of B.B.O Litra Jalandar, Punjab and Javid Ahmad Hajam son of Ghulam Mohd Hajam resident of Redwani. During checking, 6.5 Kgs of grinded cannabis and 180 grams of charas like substance was recovered. The duo has been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has been seized.
Meanwhile in Baramulla, a police party under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg Shri Javid Ahmad-JKPS during routine patrolling in village Reram Kunzer arrested a drug peddler identified as Mohsin Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Treran Tangmarg. During checking 40 grams of charas like substance was recovered from his possession. He was shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Similarly in Sopore, a police party during patrolling at village Janwara apprehended a suspicious person identified as Abdul Hameed Mir son of Abdul Rashid Mir resident of Janwara Sopore. During search, 350 grams of charas like substance was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at respective police stations and investigation has been initiated.