KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT
Police arrested two drug peddlers including a government employee in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The police said that the duo had become a threat and their arrest is a blow to the drug mafia in the Lolab Belt of the district.
The police made these arrests near Wavoora crossing. The accused who had taken drugs at the time of arrest have been identified as Bazil Manzoor Mir of Khurhama village, presently working in Education Department as a Junior Assistant, and Ishaq Abdullah Khan alias D-Khan of Maidanpora, Lolab.
The police said during a search of their vehicle (JK01X 6548) 109 grams of the heroin-like substance and some quantity of charas-like substance were recovered from a hole that the drug peddlers had concealed adjacent to the mudguard of the rear tyre on the left side of the vehicle.
A formal case against them has been registered at police station Sogam. [KNT]