Four drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar; Contraband substance, Cash seized
Srinagar: Police has arrested four drug peddlers and seized contraband substance and cash from their possession.
Two persons identified as Mohammad Rafiq Pahloo son of Abdul Ab Majeed resident of Babademb and Riyaz Ahmad Channa son of Abdul Aziz resident of Chinkral Mohalla were arrested for the drug supply offences and have been lodged at Police Station Nowhatta, a police spokesman said.
400 grams of charas and some quantity of heroin was recovered from their possession at check post Malkha Chowk Nowhatta.
“In this regard, a case FIR No 22/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowhatta and investigation has been taken up,” said the spokesman.
Two more persons, identified as Bashir Ahmad Gatoo son of Mohammad Abdullah Gatoo resident of Pulwama and Numan Farooq Bhat son of Farooq Ahmad resident of Chanapora who were travelling in an Alto car bearing Registration No. JK03G 7636, were arrested for drug supply offences and have been taken to Police Station R. M. Bagh where they remain in custody.
Some quantity of heroin and cash of Rs. 1,99,400 was recovered from their possession by police at the checkpoint established near Hotel International R. M. Bagh.
“A case FIR No 18/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation has been taken up,” the spokesman added.