Srinagar: Police have arrested two drug peddlers, one of them “notorious” in Kulgam and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir on Friday.
In a statement, police said, huge quantity of contraband substance was also recovered from their possession.
“Acting on specific information regarding drug peddling in Qazigund area, a police party raided a residential house located at Nussu Badragund. During the raid, police party recovered huge quantity of Fukki, weighing about 100Kgs from the possession of a notorious drug peddler,” police said. The accused identified as Mohammad Amir Ganie son of Mohammad Ahsan Ganie of Nussu Badragund Qazigund has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody, a police spokesperson said.
Meanwhile during routine checking at a check point established at Eidgah crossing Pulwama, a police party intercepted a suspicious person identified as Imran Rashid son of Abdul Rashid Bhat of Sonsamil, the spokesperson said.
“On his personal search, 10 bottles of codeine phosphate was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.”
Accordingly, he said, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigations have been taken up.