Police arrests four drug peddlers in Anantnag
Srinagar: Police arrested four drug peddlers in Anantnag and recovered contraband substance from their possession, a police spokesman said Monday.
He aid that a police party at a checkpoint established at Hospital crossing Srigufwara intercepted a motorcycle bearing registration number JK03H-8664 driven by Ubaid Amin Bhat son of Mohammad Amin resident of Kanelwan Bijbehara. During search, 11 codeine phosphate bottles were recovered from his possession.
Meanwhile in another action, a police party intercepted a Bike bearing registration number JK03G-3225 driven by Aqib Bakshi son of Showkat Bakshi resident of Sherkhan Mohalla Kehribal, the spokesman said.
During search, 02 Kgs of Poppy straw was recovered from his possession. During course of investigation, on his disclosure 1.9Kgs of Poppy straw was recovered from the possession of Mohammad Ayoub Bhat son of Ghlam Hassan Bhat resident of Deetho and 110 grams of charas, 1Kgs of Cannabis powder and cash ₹10620 from the possession of Fayaz Ahmad Lone son of Mohammad Abdullah Lone resident of Chohar Shangus, he added.
All the accused persons 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 is in progress, the spokesman said.