Kupwara, May 29: Joint Forces apprehended two persons along with brown sugar and charas at two different check posts in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that a police party from Kupwara arrested a man at a check post after brown sugar was recovered from his possession.
The man has been identified as Zameer Ahmed Awan, a resident of Chamkote while 20 grams of brown sugar has been seized and a case (52/21) under relevant sections registered at police station Kupwara.
Another person identified as Nasir Lone of Lone Mohalla Haihama was arrested by police and soldiers from 57 Rashtriya Rifles at a check-point.
Sources said that besides cash worth Rs 15,000, 450-gram charas and a binocular was recovered from the possession of the accused.
A case has been registered in this regard at police station Kupwara.