Two drug peddlers held in Kulgam: Police
Kulgam, May 24: Police on Tuesday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said.
He said that during naka checking at Srandoo crossing, police intercepted a Scooty bearing registration number JK03H-6702 with three persons traveling on it. During search 29 Rum (750ml each) and 20 bottles of chloropheniramite maleate and Codeine Phosphate (100ml each) was recovered from their possession.
The arrested drug peddlers have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar S/O Nazir Ahmad Dar R/O Bogund, Gulzar Ahmad Dar S/O Ghulam Qadir Dar R/O Nai Basti Anantnag and Farooq Ahmad Dar S/O Abdul Rashid Dar of Bogund.
However, Farooq managed to flee from the spot while as the other two have been detained and shifted to PS Kulgam where they remain in custody, the spokesman added.
Accordingly, a case FIR number 63/2022 under section 8/21, 29 NDPS Act, 48 excise Act has been registered at Police Station Kulgam and investigation has been initiated also efforts are on to nab the absconded drug peddler, the spokesman said.