Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers in central Kashmir’s Budgam district and seized contraband substance from their possession.
A police spokesman in a statement said that officers at a checkpoint established near Mirgund Chowk Budgam, arrested one drug peddler.
The spokesman in a statement identified the drug peddler as Kaiser Ahmad Bhat resident of Humhama Budgam.
He said that he has been shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody.
“Contraband substance including 408 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon has been seized by the officers,” said the spokesman.
“Case FIR No. 216/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter,” he said.
The spokesman said that separately at another checkpoint established near receiving station Khag, officers arrested a drug peddler identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat resident of Hardu Suresh.
“He has been shifted to Police Station Khag where he remains in custody. Contraband substance including 01 Kilogram of powdered cannabis and 70 grams of charas has been seized by the officers,” he said.
“Case FIR No. 42/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigation in the matter,” he added.
“Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law,” said police spokesman in a statement.