Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Nov 30: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers from Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
A police spokesman said officers at a checkpoint established near Toll Plaza Chersoo Awantipora intercepted a vehicle Santro bearing registration number JK01N- 4631 with two persons on board.
They have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beigh of Malpora Khag Budgam and Muhammad Iqbal Mir of Iskanderpora Beerwah Budgam, police spokesman said.
During checking, officers were able to recover 400 grams of Charas from their possession, police said, adding that they have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remain in custody.
“Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been sized,” police said.
In this connection, police said a case under FIR number 179/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Awantipora and further investigation has been initiated.