Police arrest 2 drug peddlers in Awantipora


Police on Sunday arrested two drug peddlers at two different places and recovered contraband substance from their possession.

The spokesman said that a police team laid a Naka at Nambal, Awantipora. During the checking, one person identified as Arif Ahmad Dar resident of Pulwama was intercepted and 42 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from his possession.

In another instance, police intercepted a Wagon-R vehicle bearing registration number JK13 5725 driven by Fayaz Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Ahad Wani resident of Chandgam Pulwama and recovered 25 kilograms of Fukki from the vehicle.

Cases under relevant sections were registered and the investigations have been taken up.


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