Detailing the incident, the Police said that a Police party of Police Station M.R.Gunj headed by SHO Police Station M.R.Gunj Ayaz Geelani under the supervision of SDPO Maharajgung Feroz Qadri apprehended two drug peddlers and recovered codeine Phosphate from their possession.
During the naka at Syed Kocha Kawdara on Nalamar road an auto bearing registration No. JK01V 4404 was stopped for routine checking.
During checking 48 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from their possession.
The two were identified as Wajid Ahmed Beigh S/o Gh. Mohammad R/O Shadab Colony Ellahibagh and his accomplace namely Aabid Hassan Dar S/o. Late Gh. Hassan R/o Bakshiabad Colony Batamaloo.
The two, as per Police, intended to sell the drugs among the youth of Srinagar especially Downtown area.
In this connection Case FIR No.38/19 U/S 8/22 NDPS stands registered and investigation taken up.