Anantnag: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted and recovered huge consignment of drugs from an underground hideout in village Tulkhan Bijbehara in Anantnag district.
Police said that based on specific information Police established a Naka at Tulkhan crossing and apprehended one
“Farooq Ahmad Baht resident of Marhama and recovered 10 bottles of codeine from his possession. Upon this FIR No 92/2021 under sections 8/20,21 NDPS Act was lodged in Police Station Bijbehara,” police said.
On further questioning the accused revealed the name of one dealer Mohd Ashraf Khan of Tulkhan village, from whom he has been procuring the drugs.
According to police a party from Bijbehara along-with executive magistrate rushed to the spot.
While searching the house of accused and the courtyard following recoveries were made,
1. Charas Powder. 34.7 kgs
2. Codeine. 80 bottles
3. Spasmo-Proxyvon .4500 capsules.
“These drugs were concealed in an underground hideout and also beneath the earth in courtyard of the accused. The courtyard was dug out with JCB to recover the drugs. All accused have been arrested,” police claimed.
It is pertinent to mention that one such hideout was busted in the village on April 7th and huge consignment of drugs was recovered.
Police in Anantnag has launched a decisive war against drug peddling and it is firmly reiterated that one and all involved in drug trafficking will face the wrath of law.