Srinagar, June 3 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claims to have arrested four drug peddlers in Awantipora and Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party from Police Station Khrew in Awantipora established a check point at Wuyan near SICOP and intercepted two suspicious persons who have been identified as Umer Reyaz Ganie alias Jan Watab and Umer Noor alias Umer Gola both residents of Wuyan.
During checking, 20 grams of Heroin like substance were recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to the Police station where they remain in custody.
In a similar incident Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Gantamulla intercepted two persons identified as Irfan Rasool Lone resident of Fatehgarh and Faisal Maqbool Tantray resident of Zoogiyar.
During the search, 10 grams of Brown sugar and 82 grams of charas like substance were recovered from their possession.
Both were arrested and shifted to the police station.
Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and further investigation initiated.