Srinagar, Jan 17: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested 3 drug peddlers in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party of Police Station Baramulla headed by SHO PS Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Jetty road Khawajabagh intercepted one person. During search, 25 grams of Brown Sugar like substances was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Aqib Ahmad Bhat @Ponty son of Abdul Salam Bhat resident of Sherwani Colony Khawajabagh. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Baramulla where he remains in custody.
Similarly, a police party led by SHO Police Station Kunzer at a checkpoint established at Mulgam Kunzer intercepted one person. During 1.5 Kgs of Cannabis Powder like substance was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh son of Abdul Samad Sheikh resident of Mulgam Kunzer. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Kunzer where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and further investigation have been initiated.
Moreover, during investigation of case FIR N. 05/2024 U/S 8/20/22/29 NDPS Act of PS Kunzer, one more drug peddler identified as Shabir Ahmad Sofi @JK son of Ab Khaliq resident of Mazhoma Magam has been arrested during a special checkpoint established at Chichiloora. During search, 15 grams of Charas like substance was also recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Kunzer where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is going on.
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