Kashmir, Aug 29,2022: In a major success on its anti-narcotics drive against the drug peddlers in Kashmir’s Kupwara  district, the local Police today morning has arrested two persons involved in the selling of narcotics .

Acting on a specific information, a special check point was established at Krusan Lolab by the local police under the supervision of Lalpora SHO Mushtaq Ahmad. During the check, a vehicle  was intercepted and put to sustained search.

According to the report, during the vehicle check, a huge consignment of banned drug containing 450 bottles of Codeine were recovered from the vehicle ,while two persons involved in the commission of crime and boarding the said vehicle identified as Mudasir Ahmad shah, son of late Mohd Abdullah Shah, 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  and were on way to their area of residence to sell the drugs, while both the accused have been booked under the  NDPS Act in Lalpora police station, the report said.

Further investigation is still going  and  the local police is expecting more arrests in this case.