Srinagar, Aug 19: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 04 drug peddlers in Awantipora and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession.
Police Station Tral received a specific information that one person namely Showkat Ahmad Bhat son of Gh Mohd Bhat resident of Nadar Tral has indulged in drug peddling and hoarded huge quantity of narcotic substances in his residential house.
On receipt of this information, a police party led by SHO Police Station Tral along with Executive Magistrate concerned raided the specific spot. During search, officers were able to recover 433Kgs of grinded Poppy Straw from the residential house. The accused alongwith other 03 associates were arrested on the spot. They have been identified as Tawseef Ah Rather son of Gh Rasool resident of Panner Tral, Muzafar Ah Lone son of Ali Mohd resident of Check Noorpora and M Saleem Khan son of Gh Ahmad Khan resident of Handoora Tral. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 132/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tral and further investigation has been initiated.
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