Police arrests 10 drug peddlers in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested
ten drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

Officers at Nasrullapora Budgam arrested three drug peddlers
identified as Mehrajuddin Mir of Choon Budgam, Syed Arsalaan of Gotapora Budgam
residing at Housing Colony Ompora and Obaid Shafi Sofi resident of Housing
Colony Ompora, said a police spokesman.

“When the officers spoke to them, they revealed name of a
notorious drug peddler identified as Gulzar Ahmad Dar@ Gul Saka of Naidgam
Budgam and was subsequently arrested. Contraband substance including Fukki and
other narcotic & psychotropic substances were recovered from their
possession,” he said.

A case FIR No 198/2019 under relevant sections of law has been
registered in police station Budgam and investigation has been taken up.

At another checkpoint established at Narbal Bridge, officers
from the local police unit arrested three drug peddlers, said the spokesman. He
identified them as Mudasir Ahmad Mir resident of Karhama Kunzer, Zubair Ahmad
Mir resident of Mazhama and Sajad Ahmad Hajam resident of Chaira-guen Magam.

“320 bottles of banned substance codeine Phosphate, 24 capsules
of Spasmoproxyvon and 24,000 rupees of fake currency were recovered from their
possession,” said the spokesman.

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A case FIR No. 88/2019 under relevant sections of law has been
registered at police station Magam and initiated investigations in the matter.

In another instance, officers from police Station Chadoora
arrested two drug peddlers identified as Bashir Ahmad Sofi and Ghulam Mohd
Ganie residents of Patrigam.

Officers have seized 21.300 kgs of Poppy straw from their
possession. In this regard a case FIR No. 118/2019 under relevant sections of
law has been registered in P/S Chadoora and investigation has been taken up.

Similarly, officers from police station Khansahib apprehended a
notorious drug peddler identified as Gh Hassan Sheikh resident of Yarikah. 

“On checking 120 grams of cannabis was recovered. In this
regard, a case FIR NO: 104/2019 under relevant sections of law has been
registered and investigation has been taken up.”

-GK