SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that three drug peddlers were arrested in Wagub area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
An official said that during a naka checking at Wagub crossing police stopped a four-wheeler, following which 3 persons were arrested after contraband (Heroin-like substance) weighing 6.70 grams was recovered from the dashboard of the vehicle.
He identified the arrested persons as Zahoor Ahmad Malik of Handwara, Towseef Ahmad Lone of Jammu and Kamran Mushtaq Lone of Srinagar.
He said a case FIR No.14/2023 U/S 8/21-29 NDPS ACT has been registered and further investigation has been set into motion. (KNO)