5 drug peddlers arrested; huge quantity of contraband substances, cash recovered

0
5

STATE TIMES NEWS

SRINAGAR: Police in a series of action against drug dealings has arrested five drug peddlers in Ganderbal and Awantipora, and recovered contraband substances and cash from their possession.
In Ganderbal, officers from Police Post Shadipora at a checkpoint established at Sumbal Bridge, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK07- 0744 with two persons onboard. They were identified as Shahnawaz Ahmad War and Manzoor Ahmad Raina, both residents of Resin Kullan Ganderbal. During checking, 300 grams Charas was recovered from their possession. They were arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remained under custody. Preliminary investigation revealed that accused persons are involved in transportation/selling of contraband among youth of area. In this connection, police has registered a case vide FIR No. 248/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Ganderbal and further investigation in the matter is going on.
Similarly in Awantipora, officers at a checkpoint established near Gas Plant Literbal Pampore, intercepted a Tavera bearing registration number JK01AK-9899 with three persons onboard. They were identified as Yawar Yousuf Sofi, Lateef Ahmad Wani both residents of Kadlabal Pampore and Bilal Ahmad Shiekh, resident of Kadlabal Pampore, presently Check Pehru Budgam. During checking, 13 kg of poppy straw concealed in a bag and cash amounting to Rs 32,000 was recovered from their possession. They were arrested and shifted to police station, where they remained under custody. A case vide FIR No. 104/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been set into motion. Both the vehicles used in commission of crimes have also been seized.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here