Two drug peddlers held with poppy straw

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Feb 21: Police today said it has arrested two drugs peddlers in Awantipora area of Pulwama district and recovered poppy straw from their possession.
A police spokesman said following a tip off, police during naka checking apprehended two individuals identified as Bakhtawar Ahmad Makroo and Fayaz Ahmad Naikoo at Padgampora in Awantipora.
“On their checking, police recovered 17.5 kilograms of Poppy Straw. Police have registered a case under FIR number 20/2017 under section 15/18 NDPS act against these drugs peddlers and investigation has been taken up,” he added.