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Police arrests three drug peddlers

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Srinagar: Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Sopore and Handwara in north Kashmir and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said Saturday.
He said that a police party at a checkpoint established at Amargrah Crossing intercepted a vehicle (Load Carrier) bearing registration number JK05D-2486 with two persons on board.
The duo has been identified as Barkat Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Ahad Dar and Aqib Ahmad Kuloo son of Nazir Ahmad Kuloo both residents of Sher Colony B Sopore. During checking, 15kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 81/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tarzoo and further investigation has been initiated, the spokesman added.
Similarly in Handwara, a police party of Police Post Magam during naka checking near Jamia Masjid Uchar Magam intercepted a person in a suspicious manner. During search, around 250grms of Charas like substance was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Masood Ahmad Fomda son of Ghulam Mustafa resident of Uchar Magam. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 243/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Handwara and investigation has been initiated.

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