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3 drug peddlers arrested in Budgam, contraband substance recovered: Police

BUDGAM: Budgam Police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.

Budgam police in a statement said, “Yesterday late night, Police station Budgam received specific information that a group of 03 persons boarding one Vehicle Tavera bearing Registration number *JK01S-5579* is selling contrabands among the youths of Mirgund, Karipora and other adjacent areas of district Budgam.

Accordingly, the police party of police station Budgam intercepted the said vehicle at Karipora near DC Office Budgam. During the search, police party recovered 4.75 Grams of Heroin like substance, 03 Mobile Phones* and cash Rupees *1010/=* from their possession. All 03 drug peddlers were arrested on the spot and subsequently identified as Jehangir Ahmad Magloo @ Jan Kandail S/o Ab Rashid R/o Putli Bagh.  Zahoor Ahmad Dar @ Tota S/o Gh Mohi U Din Dar R/o Nasrullapora and  Mohd Arif Magloo S/o Gh Mohammad R/o Putlibagh. The vehicle used for the commission of crime has also been seized, police said.

Case FIR Number *399/2022* under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Budgam and the investigation is set into motion, police said.


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