Srinagar, Jan 13 : Jammu and Kashmir police arrested four drug peddlers in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, a police spokesman said here this evening.
He said acting on a specific information, a police party of Police Station Ashmuqam headed by Station House Officer (SHO) Ashmuqam arrested a drug peddler identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat and recovered a huge quantity of poppy straw from his possession.
A case FIR number 04/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered and investigation was taken up.
In Kulgam, a police party of Police Post Jawhar tunnel intercepted a Sumo (cab) during a naka checking.
On checking 10 kgs of poppy straw was recovered from the possession of Mudasir Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Mohammad, Feroz Ahmad Chowpan son of Mushtaq Ahmad and Mushtaq Ahmad Baba son of Ghulam Rasool residents of Laroogam, Tral.