In a major success on its anti-narcotics drive against the drug peddlers in the district, Kupwara Police today morning has arrested two persons involved in sale of narcotics in the district.
Acting on a specific information, a special naka was established at Krusan Lolab by a team of Police Station Lalpora led by SHO Mushtaq Ahmad. During the course of naka checking, a vehicle bearing registration number was intercepted and put to sustained search. During the searche of the vehicle , a huge consignment of banned drug containing 450 bottles of Codeine were recovered from the vehicle. Two persons involved in the commission of crime and boarding the said vehicle identified as Mudasir Ahmad shah, son of late Mohd Abdullah Shah, an employee in Education department and Esar Ahmad Shah son of Aman Ullah Shah , both residents of Darpora Lolab were arrested from the spot.
During preliminary investigations, it has come to fore that the duo has procured the banned drug from outside the UT of Jammu and Kashmir and were on way to their area of residence to sell the drugs. Case FIR No. 49/2022 under sections 8/21, 29 NDPS Act has been registered in Police Station Lalpora and investigations taken up.
More arrests in the case are expected in the case.