Three drug peddlers arrested in Budgam
Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police arrested three notorious drug peddlers in Budgam and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said.
He said that police established a checkpoint established at Dafpora Nasrullapora and intercepted a vehicle (Eco Van) bearing registration number JK04E-9755 with three persons onboard.
They have been identified as Jahangir Ahmad Mugloo @Jan Kandeel son of Abdul Rashid Mugloo resident of Putlibagh, Firdous Ahmad Dar son of Habibullah Dar resident of Nasrullapora and Manzoor Ahmad Dar @ Jakass son of Farooq Ahmad Dar resident of Nasrullapora Budgam.
During checking, officers were able to recover 2.80 grams of Heroin, 5Kgs of codeine based syrup in a plastic container, 02 bottles of codeine and 471 Alprazolam tablets from the said vehicle. 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, the spokesman added.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 276/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam and further investigation set into motion, he added.