Police arrests 3 peddlers, recover poppy straw in Kashmir

Anantnag, Jun 25 (Agency) Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered over 70 kgs of Poppy straw in south Kashmir , a police spokesman said on Friday. He said police recovered 60 kgs of Poppy Straw and arrested three drug peddlers identified as Aijaz Ahmad Mir and Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir, resident of Doonipora Sangam in Anantnag district.

He said case FIR has been registered in police station Bijbehara. He said on a tip-off, a police party from Police Station (PS) Qazigund arrested a drug peddler and recovered 10.2 kg of poppy straw and 98 Spasmo Proxyvon capsules from him. A case under NDPS Act stands registered in PS Qazigund and further investigation taken up, he said.