Three drug peddlers arrested, contraband substance seized: Police
Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that they have arrested three drug peddlers in South Kashmir including two from Pulwama and one from Anantnag district.
Police spokesman said that they have seized huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession.
Amir Ali Chopan son of Ali Mohammad Chopan resident of Rajpora Pulwama was arrested at a naka check point at Sangam chowk.
“Police party while carrying out the searches intercepted one suspected person and from his possession recovered huge quantity of codeine phosphate,” he said.
In Anantnag two drug peddlers identified as Aijaz Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar and Ghulam Mohammad Mir son of Mohammad Ramzan Mir, both residents of Achan Pulwama were arrested along with 5.5 kilograms of compressed cannabis leaves and 05 kilograms of Poppy straw.