Police along with the army on Friday arrested two drug peddlers along with 625 grams of heroin-like substance in Suktan Daki area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a handout to a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), the police said that During naka checking at Sultan Daki Uri, Police arrested two drug peddlers namely Mohd Safeer and Mohd Saleem Sons of Feroz Ali Khokhar residents of Madiyan Kamalkote Uri and recovered 652 grams of Heroin like substance from their possession.
According to the police spokesman, a case under NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Uri and an investigation was set in motion.
“General People of Kamalkote and its surrounding areas hailed the efforts of Baramulla Police and showed their willingness to support police to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society which is the real sign of a police-public relationship,” he said.
People are requested to come forward with information regarding drug peddlers in their areas so that the drug menace can be eradicated from society, reads the statement. (GNS)