Police arrests three drug peddlers in Awantipora, Pulwama
Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested three drug peddlers in Awantipora & Pulwama and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesperson said today.
The spokesperson said that police intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK18-5715 with two persons on board at Toll Plaza Awantipora.
“They have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Majeed Dar resident of Tulbagh Pampore and Raqib Hussain Ganie son of Abdul Salam Ganie resident of Hassanpora Arwani and 02 Kgs of Charas was recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized,” said the spokesperson.
The spokesperson further said that police received information that a person namely Ashiq Hussain son of Abdul Majeed Malik resident of Badriwan has kept a huge quantity of Poppy straw in his cow shed.
On receipt of this information, police party raided the said location and recovered 18 bags containing Poppy Straw weighing about 202 Kgs. The accused has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody, said the spokesman.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.04/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Litter and investigation has been initiated, said the spokesperson.