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Two drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

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Srinagar, March 10: Police today claimed to have arrested two ‘notorious drug peddlers’ from Batamaloo area of Srinagar.

In a statement issued here, a police spokesman said that in its continuous endeavour to curb the menace of drug peddling in the district Srinagar, a police party of police station Batamaloo laid a naka (checkpoint) at Reck Chowk Batamaloo and apprehended two drug peddlers identified as Ubaid Niyaz Din son of Niyaz Din resident of New Colony Batamaloo and Dawood Farooq Mir son of Farooq Ah Mir resident of Firdous Abad Lane-9.

During search 150 grams of charas and 20 kilograms of poppy straw (Fukki) was recovered from their possession, the spokesman said.

In this regard a case FIR No. 44/2017 under relevant sections of NDPS was registered in Police Station Batamaloo and investigation was taken up, added the spokesman.

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