Anantnag: March 24: Continuing with its special drive to eradicate the drug menace from the society, Anantnag police arrested two drug peddlers from Bijbehara area of Anantnag.
Acting on a tip-off, a police party of Police Station Bijbehara headed by SHO Bijbehara shri Mohd Anzar laid a Naka at Tulkhun crossing .
During checking two persons who were on way from Tulkhun to Bijbehara carrying two polythene Bags, while seeing police party they tried to fled from the spot but the active police party chased and Nabbed them tactfully .
During search, police recovered 02 polythene bags containing 500 Grams and 800 grams of Norcotic Drugs substance( total =1300 Grams) like brown sugar respectively from the possession of two drug peddlers who were later identified as (1)Mohd Salim Dar son of Gh Ahmad Dar (2) Hilal Ahmad Sheikh son of Gh Hassan Sheikh both Residents of Tulkhun Bijbehara.
In this regard, a case FIR No. 45/2018 under section 16/22 NDPS Act registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation taken up. General public has applauded the swift and timely police action.