Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
The police spokesman in a statement said: “acting on specific information about the movement of a drug peddler along with the contraband substance, a Police party from Police Station Boniyar established a Naka near forest check post-Boniyar.”
“At the Naka, one person was intercepted and during his search, a small packet of brown sugar weighing about 30/32 grams was recovered from his procession. He was identified as Shahid Qayoom Khan @Sarpanch son of Abdul Qayoom Khan resident of Turkanjan Boniyar,” the police spokesman said.
In this regard, a case FIR No. 31/2018 stands registered in Police Station Boniyar.
The spokesman said that another drug peddler Burhan Khan son of Syed Khan resident of Gountmulla Sheeri, presently residing at Khojbagh Baramulla was apprehended and brown sugar weighing about 30 grams was recovered from his possession.
“Accordingly case FIR No. 33/2018 was registered in Police Station Boniyar and investigation hs been taken up,” the spokesman said.