Srinagar, June 25: Police have arrested 07 drug peddlers in Anantnag, Kulgam and Sopore and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
According to a press handout, in Anantnag, “Police received information through reliable sources that Aijaz Ahmad Mir and Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Mir both son's of Mohammad Maqbool Mir resident of Doonipora Sangam have indulged in drug peddling and have hoarded a large quantity of contraband substance in their residential house. Accordingly, a police party under the supervision of SDPO Bijbehara alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, 60 Kgs of Poppy Straw (Fukki) concealed in 03 Nylon bags were recovered from the said house. Both the accused persons were arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.”
In Sopore, “officers from Police Post Warpora at a checkpoint established at Warpora intercepted two persons identified as Nissar Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Ahad Lone resident of Pethbugh Warpora and Rayees Ahmad Peer son of Abdul Rasheed Peer resident of Nowpora Baramulla. During checking, officers were able to recover 3168 Spasmoproxyvon capsules concealed in a bag from their possession. Meanwhile, Police have also apprehended two drug peddlers in Warpora, Sopore and recovered 158 Spasmoproxyvon capsules from their possession. They have been identified as Danish Bashir Mir son of Bashir Ahmad Mir resident of Behrampora Rafiabad and Adil Ashraf Najar son of Muhammad Ashraf Najar resident of Nowpora Baramulla,” the statement reads.
In Kulgam, “police party of PS Kulgam at a checkpoint established near Simnania Colony intercepted a motorcycle bearing registration number JK22B-6962 ridden by one person identified as Dilbar Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Razaq Bhat resident of Labripora Kulgam. During checking, 550 grams of Charas were recovered from his possession,” it said.
All the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and further investigation has been initiated.