3 drug peddlers arrested in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said to have arrested three drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered contraband, psychotropic substances from their possession.

In Baramulla, a police party of Police Post Wussan headed by Incharge PP Wussan under the supervision of SDPO Pattan at a checkpoint established at Sultanpora Crossing intercepted a person identified as Shahid Hussain Dar son of Ghulam Hassan resident of Sultanpora Pattan. During checking, 8 bottles of Tusklis-T (Codeine Phosphate) was recovered from his possession, a police spokesman said.

Similarly, a police party of Police Station Uri headed by SHO PS Uri under the supervision of SDPO Uri at a checkpoint at Garkote-Laghama Crossing Uri intercepted a person identified as Shabir Ahmad Janiua son of Abdul Majeed resident of Machi Khrud Uri. During checking, 110 grams of contraband Charas-like substance was recovered from his possession, police said.

Meanwhile, a police party of Police Station Sheeri headed by SHO PS Sheeri under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Zandfaran intercepted a person identified as Javid Ahmad Mir son of Atta Mohd Mir resident of Laridora. During checking, 64 capsules of SpasmoProxyvon Plus was recovered from his possession, police said.

All the accused have been arrested and shifted to respective police stations where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at respective police stations and investigation has been initiated, police added.

“We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law,” police said.

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