Srinagar: J&K Police claimed to have detained two drug peddlers under the Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (PIT NDPS) Act in Budgam while arresting another notorious one in Sopore.
Acting tough against drug peddlers two notorious drug peddlers were detained under PIT NDPS Act in Budgam who have been identified as Khalid Hussain Sofi a resident of Iqbalabad Charar-e-Sharief and Amir Ahmed Ganie of Pujj-Mohalla Chadoora , police said.
“Both were arrested for their involvement in drug peddling and have been detained under PIT NDPS Act through orders issued by the competent authority”, they said.
Meanwhile Police arrests a notorious drug peddler in Sopore Township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district along with 7 grams of heroin like substance.
The accused have been identified as Sajad Ahmad Lone, a resident of Lorihama Rafiabad.
A case under relevant sections of law registered in Police Station Dangiwacha and investigation set into motion, police added.