Anantnag Police arrests 2 drug peddlers
Srinagar: Police Anantnag have arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
The spokesman said that Police Station Srigufwara received specific information that one person namely Javid Ahmad Bhat of Sirhama Srigufwara was indulging in drug peddling and had hoarded a large quantity of narcotic substance in his residential house.
“On receipt of this information, a police party from Police Station Srigufwara alongwith executive magistrate concerned raided the said location,” the handout reads.
“During the search, officers were able to recover 6.2Kgs of Bung Boosa from the said house.”
The police spokesman said the accused person was arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.
“Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress,” it reads.
Meanwhile, in another action, officers from PP Janglatmandi at a checkpoint established at Ashajipora bridge, intercepted a suspicious person identified as Hashim Mushtaq Bhat son of Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat resident of Dabruna Anantnag.
“During the search, officers were able to recover 800grams of Bung Bosa from his possession. He was arrested and shifted to PS where he remains in custody,” it reads.