Awantipora, 21 September 2020: During regular vehicular checking by Police, a vehicle bearing registration number DL2CAV-3342 was intercepted at village Ladermud Awantipora. During search of this vehicle, Around 30 kgs of poppy straw(fukki) was recovered from the car which was hidden in gunny sacks inside the car. The person responsible for transporting the above menioned consignment and driving the car has been arrested and identified as Rahil Ahmad Bhat resident of Waghama Bijbehara.
The vehicle used for transportation of the illegal material has also been seized. Case FIR No. 131/2020 under relevant sections of NDPS has been registered in Police Station Awantipora. People are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers and report such activities to concerned authorities.