Two drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar: Police


Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers during a surprise naka checking at Ashai Bagh Nigeen and recovered a huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession.

500 bottles of codeine phosphate recovered from the peddlers

“A police party of Police Station Nigeen intercepted a Hyundai Accent vehicle bearing registration number WB 02M8484 during surprise naka checking at Ashai Bagh Nigeen,” said a police spokesman.

“On checking the vehicle 500 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from the possession of Rayees Ahmad Hakak son of Fayaz Ahmad Hakak resident of Zakora and Mohammad Rafiq Shaksaz son of Abdul Gani Shaksaz resident of Dargah,” the spokesman said.

“Srinagar police have registered a case FIR No 02/19 under the relevant section of law and investigation has been initiated in the matter,” said police spokesman in a statement.


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