Three alleged drug peddlers were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district and contraband substances were recovered from their possession, police said on Saturday.
They said a police party of Police Station Kunzer intercepted a person identified as Nazir Ahmad Malik alias SP, a resident of Wanigam at a checkpoint established at Chandil Wanigam, Baramulla.
“During search, 110 grams of contraband Charas-like substance was recovered from his possession,” a police statement said.
They said during questioning he confessed that he had brought contraband substances from one lady Afroza Begum of Sari Mohalla Singhpora Pattan.
“Upon his disclosure, a Police Party alongwith Magistrate rushed to the house of said lady and was apprehended. Contraband Charas like substances weighing 140 grams was also recovered from her possession,” police said.
Similarly, a police party of Police Station Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Drangbal, Baramulla intercepted one person identified as Abdul Majeed Mir of Bagh-i-Islam Baramulla.
“During search, 265 grams of contraband Heroin-like substance was recovered from his possession,” police said.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law were registered at Police Station Kunzer & Baramulla and investigation has been initiated.
Police in Baramulla had urged the common masses that if they witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere , they should feel free to contact the nearest police establishment or dial 112.