Kulgam, August 04: Continuing its war against drug menace, Kulgam police arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
Acting on a specific information, Kulgam police laid a Naka near Jawahar Tunnel. During checking, a Xylo vehicle bearing registration No PB01A 1768 was intercepted and during checking 12 kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from the possession of the two accused persons namely Barinder Singh son of Gurbachan Singh resident of Hoshiarpur Punjab and Hardeep Singh son of Tarlochan Singh resident of Hoshiarpur Punjab.
Both the two accused persons were arrested and vehicle was seized. In this regard, a case FIR No.175/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered and investigation taken up.