Police arrested two drug peddlers during motor vehicle checking at Badshah Bridge and recovered eight kilograms of fukki from their possession.
"Police Station Maisuma established a motor vehicle checking point at Badshah Bridge in their jurisdiction. During checking, a Tavera bearing registration number JKO4B 7225 was intercepted. On search, 3 kilograms of fukki like substance concealed in three green polythene packets weighing around 1 kg each was recovered. Besides on personal search of two persons boarding the vehicle namely Tara Chand and Harchavan Singh residents of Punjab, fukki like substance weighing about 2 ½ kilograms each concealed in their handmade jackets was recovered. In this regard a case FIR number 17 /2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act has been registered and investigation has been taken up," police spokesperson said in a statement.
Meanwhile, police arrested a bootlegger and recovered illicit liquor from his possession during a naka checking in Maisuma area here.
A police party of police station Maisuma during naka checking intercepted an Auto Rickshaw bearing registration number JKO1V-7122 driven by Furkan Bashir son of Bashir Ahmad Mir resident of Baghiyar, Jogi Lanker Rainawari. While checking the auto, illicit liquor was recovered.
On being questioned he was unable to justify the possession of liquor which he was carrying for sale among the masses in order to make the profits.
In this regard, a case FIR number 18/2018 under section 48 Excise Act was registered in Police Station Maisuma and investigation is going on.