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Police arrests three drug peddlers

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Srinagar: Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Budgam and Handwara and have recovered contraband substances from their possession as well, a police spokesman said.
He said the police party of Police Station Magam intercepted a vehicle (Alto-800) bearing registration number JK05E-6978 during naka checking at Habak Tangoo.
The police identified the driver of the vehicle as Nissar Ahmad Dar son Mohammad Ishaq Dar resident of Habak Tangoo.
“During the search, 10Kgs of Poppy Straw concealed in two bags were recovered from the said vehicle,” the police spokesman said.
He said the accused has been arrested and shifted to a police station where he remains in custody.
“Vehicles used in commission of crime have also been seized,” he said.
Meanwhile, a police party from Police Post Langate intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK09B-0822 during naka checking at Langate.
The two persons on board were identified as Farooq Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Qadir Mir resident of Lolab and Ghulam Mohammad Dar son of Gh Hassan Dar resident of Hajan Kralgund.
“During the search, around 70 grams of Brown Sugar like substance and 02 U40 insulin syringes were recovered from their possession,” the spokesman said.
He said the duo have been arrested and shifted to a police station where they remain in custody. “Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized,” he said.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been seized in respective police stations and further investigation initiated, the police spokesman said.
“Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law,” he said.

 


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