Srinagar, Jun 21: Jammu and Kashmir Police said to have arrested two alleged drug peddlers on recovery of a huge consignment of contraband substance from the possession of accused duo in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
The district police Anantnag in a statement issued to GNS said that a police party from Police Post Sangam during routine Naka on NHW 44 near Sangam Chowk, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK03A-3234 driven by Muzaffar Ah Das, a resident of Waghama Bijbehara alongwith another on board person namely Fayaz Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Katriteng. During search of the vehicle about 57 kgs of Poppy Straw (Fukki) were recovered from the said vehicle, it said.
The accused duo was arrested and a case FIR No. 183/2021 under relevant sections of the law registered in Police Station Bijbehara for due investigations into the matter, it further said.