Police arrest 2 drug peddlers in Baramulla

Another nabbed with brown sugar worth crores

Srinagar, February 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police Wednesday have arrested 2 drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.

A police party headed by SHO Police Station Kreeri at a checkpoint established at Tapper Bala Kreeri intercepted a vehicle (truck) bearing registration number JK05K-4663 with 02 persons on-board.

They have been identified as Muzamil Ahmad Lone son of Late Gh Mohd resident of Wagub Sopore & Irshad Ahmad Dar son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Dnagerpora Sopore. During search, officers were able to recover 168 capsules of SpasmoProxyvon Plus & 12 syrups of Codeine Phosphate from their possession.

They been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kreeri where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Kreeri and investigation has been initiated.

“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.”

Meanwhile police in Srinagar arrested a drug peddler and seized contraband substance worth crores of rupees in MR Gunj area. Vehicle used in commission of crime has also been seized.

On 27/02/2024, a police party of Police Station MR Gunj established a surprise checkpoint at Zaldager Chowk. During vehicle checking, one suspicious vehicle bearing registration No. JK03E-0662 driven by Shafeeq Ahmad Khawaja son of Feteh Joo Khawaja resident of Dildar Karnah was intercepted at the checkpoint.

Officers while checking the vehicle recovered one packet of contraband substance (apparently Brown Sugar worth crores in black market) from the vehicle.

The accused was arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized.

In this regard, a case FIR No. 10/2024 under section 8/21 NDPS Act stands registered in Police Station MR Gunj and investigation taken up.

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