Two drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar


Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.

A police spokesperson in a statement said, “Today during naka checking near Security line crossing Police party of Police Station Batamaloo apprehended two drug peddlers namely  Mohammad Arif Janjuwa son of Mir Hussain and Mumtaz Ahmad Janjuwa son of Bashir Ahmad Janjuwa, both residents of Manchikrand Uri Baramulla  and recovered 480 grams of narcotic drugs apparently brown sugar from their possession.”

“Both the accused persons were arrested and contraband substance seized,” he said.

“In this regard, a case FIR No. 165/2018 under section 8/21, 29 NDPS Act stands registered in Police Station Batamaloo and investigation has taken up,” a police spokesman in a statement said.


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