3 drugs peddlers arrested in Kupwara, narcotics recovered: Police

Kupwara, Apr 17 (KNS): Kupwara police have arrested three persons involved in drugs peddling in the district in two different cases of smuggling of narcotics. 
In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that a team of Police Station Karna led by SHO Mudasir Ahmad on specific information trapped to drug peddlers of Karnal area when they were on their way to sell narcotics among the youth of Karnal area. 
The statement reads that both the peddlers were arrested with narcotics in their possession and taken into custody. 
“The duo have been identified as Mohammad Idrees Lone son of Late Mohd Akbar Lone and Asad Ali Awan son of Akhtar Ali Awan—both residents of Khawarpara  Karnah.”
It reads that a case FIR No. 26/2022 U/S 8/21 NDPS Act has been registered in Police Station Karnah and investigations has been taken up. 
“More arrests in drugs peddling module are expected in the coming days. It’s pertinent to mention here that both the arrested peddlers are infamous for their involvement in selling the banned narcotics among youth in Karnah area,”  it reads.
It reads that in another case of drugs peddling registered vide FIR No. 26/2022 under sections 8/21 NDPS Act at Police Station Kralpora, a team of Police Station led by SHO Waseem Ahmed was able to nab a drug peddler namely Sadeeq Ahmed Khan son of Mohd Maqbool Khan of Kachama.
“Investigations in the case have been taken up and more recoveries and arrest are expected,” it reads. (KNS)

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