Police arrest three drug peddlers in Srinagar, Ganderbal

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Srinagar, Oct 14: In its endeavour to weed out drug menace from the society, Srinagar police arrested two drug peddlers in Hazratbal area of Srinagar.
Police Station Nigeen had laid a checkpoint (Naka) near NIT Srinagar where two persons were intercepted. During checking, 80 bottles of Codeine phosphate were recovered from their possession. The drug peddlers were identified as Tariq Ahmad Dar resident of Malabagh and Rayees Ahmad Hakak @Bangola resident of Gulab Bagh. Both drug peddlers were arrested and contraband substance seized.
In this regard, a case was registered in Police Station Nigeen under relevant sections of law and investigation taken up.
Meanwhile, Ganderbal police arrested a drug peddler and recovered 60 codeine phosphate bottles from his possession.
Police Station Ganderbal laid a checkpoint (Naka) near forest hut Behama Ganderbal and intercepted one person namely Shamsudin Lone @saeba resident of Duderhama.
During checking, 60 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from his possession. The drug peddler was arrested and contraband substance seized.
In this regard, a case FIR 196/2018 under section 8/21 NDPS Act was registered and investigation taken up.