Handwara, Sep 05: Police have arrested 5 drug peddlers including a Panch and recovered 80 grams of Brown Sugar and cash worth Rs 2,65000 from their possession in North Kashmir’s Handwara town.
Divulging information, a police official told news agency KNT that police at a checkpoint established at Badrah Payeen Kralgund intercepted three persons while during frisking, they recovered 70 grams of Brown Sugar and cash Rs 2,65000 from their possession.
Police identified as Riyaz Ahmad Lone son of Sonaullah Lone, resident of Badrah Payeen and Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat of Maratgam.
A formal FIR vide number 84/2020 under section 8/21, 29 NDPS Act was registered against the accused at Police Station Kralgund.
In another incident three persons including a Panch were arrested during a naka set up at Langate. They have been identified as Bilal Ahmed Dar son of Muhammad Maqbool Dar of Badrah Payeen and Panch Feroz Ahmad Pandith son of Ali Muhammad Pandith and Asif Manzoor Mir son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir residents of Langate.
During search, 30 grams of Brown Sugar were recovered from their possession.
An FIR vide number 85/2020 8/21, 29 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Kralgund.