Srinagar, Dec 01: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said to have arrested three drug peddlers including a lady drug peddler in Baramulla and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
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 03 persons including a lady who were coming towards Kitchama on a scooty bearing registration number JK05-0116, a police spokesman said in a statement issued to INS.
During the search, 776 grams of Heroin like contraband substance was recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Riyaz Ahmad Ganie son of Gh Hassan and Shokeen Ahmad Ganie son of Ab Jabar Ganie both residents of Batangi Boniyar & Saleema Begum wife of Mohd Ashraf Najar resident of Mirher Sheeri. They have been arrested and shifted to PS where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has been seized, police said.
Accordingly, police said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sheeri and investigation has been initiated.
“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,” police said.