2 drug peddlers arrested; contraband substance recovered



SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from society, Police arrested two drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established near J&K Bank Wanpoh intercepted two suspicious persons, identified as Showkat Ahmad Bhat, resident of Wanpoh & Akabir Ali, resident of Satra Kanwara, Assam. During checking, 5 Kg Charas was recovered from their possession. They were arrested and shifted to police station where they remained under custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 49/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated.