6 drug peddlers arrested in Kul, Shopian & Gbl
Srinagar: Police claimed to have arrested six drug peddlers in Kulgam, Shopian & Ganderbal districts and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
“A police party of Police Station Kulgam at a checkpoint established at Okay Kulgam, intercepted a suspicious person carrying a nylon bag who on seeing the police party tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully,” said a police spokesperson.
“During the search, 50 grams of Charas and 2kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat son of the Late Bashir Ahmad Bhat resident of Okay Kulgam. He was shifted to police station where he remains in custody,” the spokesperson said.
“Meanwhile in Shopian, a Police party of PS Zainapora along with CRPF during routine patrolling at T-Chowk area of Zainapora intercepted & apprehended 03 suspicious persons. During checking, officers were able to recover 10 grams of Heroin & a cash amount of ₹18000/= (proceeds of narcotic crime) from their possession. They have been identified as Yawar Ahmad Bhat son of Ab Razaq Bhat resident of Reshipora, Muneeb Ah Bhat son of Abdul Rashid resident of Wachi & Adil Ah Sheikh son of Bashir Ah resident of Zainapora. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody,” he said.
“Similarly, in Ganderbal, a police party led by SHO PS Lar under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal Gh Hassan at a checkpoint established at Repora intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing the police party tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. During checking, officers were able to recover contraband substances from their possession. They have been identified as Mohammad Faiz son of Mohammad Ayoob resident of Rampur UP and Mohammad Dilshad son of Mohammad Ramzan resident of Meerapur UP. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody,” he added.
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