Ten drug peddlers arrested; huge cache of contraband recovered

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SRINAGAR: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police has arrested 10 drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered huge cache of contraband substance from their possession.
As per details, during intervening night of November 24-25, officers at a checkpoint established at Dalwach crossing Qazigund, intercepted two vehicles bearing registration numbers JK17-6970 & JK02BE-6782 with eight persons onboard, who were identified as Saqib Ali Zargar resident of Ziyarat Gali Kishtwar, Waseem Mohd Trag resident of Mili Ped Kishtwar, Abdul Mujeeb Khanday resident of Saragawadi Thakrie Kishtwar, Abdul Ahad Malik and Abdul Rashid Malik both residents of Checki Badwani & Danish Fayaz Makhoomi, Tawheed Fayaz Makhdoomi and Nazir Ahmad Dar residents of Shoda Gali Qazigund.
During checking, 39 Kg of Charas in raw form and 70 gm in solid form was recovered from their possession. All the accused were arrested and shifted to Police Station Qazigund, where they remain under custody. The vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized.
Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 307/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated.
Meanwhile, officers at a checkpoint established near Ziyarat Dastigeer Saheb, intercepted two individuals identified as Zahid Manzoor Rather, resident of Lone Mohalla Nowpora Khanyar and Fayaz Ahmad Faridi, resident of Amda Kadal Zahidpora Lalbazar. During checking, 350 gm Charas was recovered from their possession. They were arrested on the spot and shifted to Police Station Khanyar where they remained under custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 96/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Khanyar and investigation has been taken up.

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