Two drug peddlers arrested

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SRINAGAR: Police, in a series of actions against drug dealings, arrested two drug peddlers in Bandipora & Anantnag. Contraband substances have also been recovered from their possession.
In Bandipora, based on specific information, a police party from Police Station Bandipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora established a checkpoint at Gundbal Bridge. During checking, a person identified as Showkat Ahmad Ganie resident of Saloosa Kreeri Baramulla was intercepted. On his checking, officers were able to recover 478 capsules/tablets of banned drugs and 30 tramadol injections. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remained under custody. Accordingly, case FIR number 42/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Bandipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a notorious drug peddler namely Bilal Ahmad Rather resident of Gamroo Bandipora was involved in supplying these drugs. Efforts are on to nab him.
Similarly in Anantnag, a Police party from Police Station Anantnag at a checkpoint established at Khanbal, intercepted a person identified as Aasif Ahmad Bhat, resident of Seepan Khanbal. During checking, officers were able to recover 400 grams Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remained under custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 70/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Anantnag and investigation has been initiated.