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2 ‘notorious’ drug peddlers arrested in Budgam: Police

Srinagar, April 10 (GNS): Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two “notorious drug” peddlers at Nagam Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police official in s statement to GNS said that the duo—Mushtaq Ahmed Khanday of Badipora, Budgam and Irshad Ahmed Yatoo of Nagam Chadoora were arrested during naka checking (checkpoint) while they were travelling on motor cycle (JKO1R-1045).

“During their personal search 480 Capsules of spasmoproxyvan and 03 bottle of codeine based syrup were recovered from their possession,” police said, adding, “Motor cycle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized.”

A case (FIR No.35/2021) under relevant sections of law NDPS act has been registered at Police station Chadoora, the police added. (GNS)

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