Srinagar March, 15: Acting tough against drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir police arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag and Srinagar.
Acting on specific information, a police party of Police Post General Bus Stand Anantnag, headed by SI Gowhar Ahmad Malla established a naka at KP road Anantnag. During the naka checking one person identified as Ghulam Mustafa Wani son of Ghulam Nabi resident of Sarnal Anantnag was intercepted. On checking 10 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from his possession.
A case FIR number 33/17 under section 21, 22 NDPS was registered and investigation was taken up.
Meanwhile, acting on a specific input about a drug peddler identified as Tawseef Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Gani Sheikh, a police party of Police Post Bona Mohalla raided his house at Malpora Habakadal Srinagar. The said person tried to run away after noticing the movement of police patrol. The police party chased and overpowered him. On his search 124 tablets were recovered.
A case FIR number 11/2017 was registered against him in Police Station MR Gunj and investigation was taken up.