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Police arrest 5 drug peddlers in Baramulla, Handwara

Contraband substances recovered
01:16 AM Apr 01, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Srinagar, Mar 31: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 5 drug peddlers in Baramulla and Handwara and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

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A Police party of Police Station Baramulla headed by SHO PS Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Khanpora Baramulla, intercepted 2 persons identified as Azad Ahmad Bhat, resident of Naidkhai and Aqib Ahmad Gojree, resident of Bagh e Islam Baramulla. During the search, 140 grams of charas was recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Baramulla where they remain in custody.

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Similarly, a police party of Police Station Boniyar headed by SHO PS Boniyar at a checkpoint established at Bimyar Boniyar, intercepted a person who was riding a motorcycle bearing registration number JK05C-3436. During the search, 40 grams of charas was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Mudasir Rashid Wani resident of Gantamulla. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Boniyar where he remains in custody. The motorcycle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

Meanwhile in Handwara, a police party of Police Station Vilgam headed by SHO PS Vilgam at a checkpoint established at Champora Crossing, intercepted 2 persons. During the search, 90 grams of charas was recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Shah and Mohd Afzal Shah, both residents of Gund Momin Vilgam. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Vilgam where they remain in custody.

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