Police has arrested two drug peddlers at Bandipora and Awantipora, recovered huge quantity of drugs and bhang from them.
On specific information, Bandipora police laid a naka at Wullar vantage headed by SHO Aragam Shri Masood ul Hassan. Around 05.00 am in the morning, an Alto vehicle bearing registration number JK15-2477 was intercepted. On search 192 bottles of codeine phosphate and 171 strips of spasmoproxyvon was recovered from the vehicle. A notorious drug paddler Mohammad Yousuf Wani son of Ghulam Rasool Wani resident of Pathkote Bandipora who was driving the vehicle was arrested. A case FIR No 28/2015 under section 8/21 NDPS was registered against him in Police Station Aragam and investigation was taken up.
Meanwhile, Awantipora police intercepted a pedestrian who was identified as Shakeel Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Nabi Dar resident of Panzgam. On his search raw material of bhang, weighing about 02 kilograms was recovered from his possession. A case FIR number 137/15 under section 8/20 NDPS was registered against him in Police Post Reshipora and investigation was taken up.