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Police arrests three drug peddlers

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Srinagar: Police arrested three drug peddlers in Budgam, Baramulla and Ganderbal and recovered psychotropic, contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

He said that in Budgam, a police party during routine naka checking at Sunderabad Narbal intercepted a suspicious person who upon seeing police party tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully. He has been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Rashid Sheikh resident of Sozieth Goripora. During search, semi grinded charas like substance weighing about 940gms and 80 tablets of SpasmoProxyvon were recovered from his possession.

In Baramulla, a police party at a checkpoint established at Dani Syedan Uri, intercepted a person identified as Noor Hussain Shah son of Mehboob Shah resident of Choolan Kalsan Uri. During search, 9.46 Kgs of contraband Cannabis Powder like substance was recovered from his possession, he said.

In Ganderbal, police received information through reliable sources that one person Sajad Ahmad Sofi son of Ghulam Hassan Sofi resident of Saloora Ganderbal is carrying contraband substance in his truck bearing registration No. JK03H-8638. Acting Swiftly, a special police team was constituted under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal, led by SHO PS Ganderbal intercepted the said truck near new Bus Stand Beehama. During search, 16 Bottles of Codeine Phosphate were recovered & seized in presence of Executive Magistrate First Class. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized, the spokesman added.

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