Srinagar, Feb 23: Police have arrested 6 drug peddlers and a man along with charas in parts of Kashmir Valley.
A police official said that a specific check-point was established at Nippora crossing in Mirbazar area of Qazigund.
A vehicle (JK01-8909) was intercepted and during frisking 550 grams of Charas like substance was recovered.
Both persons travelling in the vehicle were arrested. They have been identified as Aarif Ahmad Ganie and Muzaffar Ahmad Ganie both the residents of Hassanpora Bagh Bijebhara.
An FIR vide number 32/2021 under section 8/20 NDPS Act stands registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation initiated.
Three more drug peddlers were arrested at Nandimarag Crossing while patrolling and Charas like substance weighing 90 grams was recovered by the Police party at Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam. The identity of the drug peddlers was ascertained as Abdul Majeed Malik of Nagam DH Pora, Zeeshan Ahmad Malik of Khull and Tawseef Ahmad Naik of Chimmer.
An FIR vide number 16/2021 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered at Police Station DH Pora and further investigation is in progress.
Meanwhile, Police Station Kunzer here in Tangmarg area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district arrested a notorious charas dealer namely Reyaz Ahmed Mir of Beewa Kunzar and recovered 700 grams of charas from his possession.