Two drug peddlers arrested with Charas, intoxicants



SAMBA/JAMMU: Acting sternly against drug menace and its propagators, Police on Friday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 140 gm Charas and 288 intoxicating capsules from their possession.
As per details, a party of Police Station Samba during surprise checking at NH, SIDCO Chowk intercepted a pedestrian who was moving under suspicious circumstances and heading towards Samba.
During frisking of aforesaid person, 140 gm of Charas was recovered from his possession. The accused, identified as Daya Ram, son of Charan Dass, resident of Mandi Pushwalian, Samba was arrested on the spot and contraband item was also seized. A case vide FIR No 103/2021 under Section 8/20 of NDPS Act has been registered against him at Police Station Samba.
Meanwhile, Bakshi Nagar Police also nabbed a drug-peddler during a Naka in the area and recovered 288 intoxicating capsules from his possession. The accused has been identified as Pawan Kumar, resident of Talab Khatikan.