Jammu and Kashmir Police said to have arrested three drug peddlers including a woman in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
In a statement to Asian News Hub (ANH), a police spokesman said that a police party of Police Station Sheeri headed by SHO PS Sheeri under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla at a checkpoint established at Kitchama near Service Station intercepted two persons & one lady who were coming towards Kitchama on a scooty bearing registration number JK05-0116.
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He said, during their search, 776 grams of contraband Heroin like substance was recovered from their possession, who were later identified as Riyaz Ahmad Ganie son of Gh Hassan, Shokeen Ahmad Ganie son of Ab Jabar Ganie both residents of Batangi Boniyar & Saleema Begum wife of Mohd Ashraf Najar resident of Mother Sheeri. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Sheeri where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, case under relevant sections of law have been registered at police Station Sheeri and investigations have been initiated, he said.
We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law, the spokesman added.