Four drug peddlers held in Handwara, Awantipora
Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested four drug peddlers in Handwara and Awantipora and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said.
He said that in andwara, a police party at a checkpoint established at Rasripora intercepted three persons in suspicious condition. On search, around 306 grams of Charas like substance was recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Asif Rasool Khan son of Ghulam Rasool Khan, Arif Ahmad Najar son of Abdul Aziz both residents of Beigpora Kralgund and Muzafar Ahmad Bhat son of Reyaz Ahmad resident of Kralgund.
Similarly in Awantipora, police personnel intercepted one person at Liddermud crossing Awantipora who was moving in a suspicious condition. He has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Salam Lone resident of Kulpora Pulwama. During checking, officers were able to recover 1kg of Charas like substance from his possession.
They have been arrested and shifted to respective police stations where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and further investigation initiated, the spokesman added.