Woman among four drug peddlers arrested with heroin in Baramulla

Srinagar,  Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested four drug peddlers including a woman and recovered heroin and cash from them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Police said during checking at Boniyar Baramulla a vehicle coming from Chandanwari towards Boniyar in which four persons were traveling were intercepted. However, on seeing the checking party they tried to flee from the spot but were tactfully apprehended.

They said during checking 60 grams of contraband Heroin like substance along with cash of Rs 50,000 was recovered from them. The vehicle was also seized, the police said.

The accused has been identified as Ikhlaq Mir, Kabir Ahmad Awan, both residents of Daragutliyan, Abdul Qayoom Khan of Bela Salamabad and Muneeba Younis, a resident of Uranbowa.

All the four have been arrested and a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Boniyar police station, police added.