Srinagar, Feb 22 (PTI) Five alleged drug peddlers weretoday arrested in north Kashmir''s Baramulla district and overfive kilograms of cannabis worth Rs five lakh was recoveredfrom their possession.
"Police laid a naka near main bus stand in Baramullatown and detained three persons moving around in suspiciouscircumstances after they tried to escape from the spot," apolice spokesman said.
He said during a body frisk of the three persons, fivekilograms of cannabis, with a value of nearly Rs five lakh,wasrecovered from their possession.
They were identified as Abdul Rashid Najar, Nisar AhmadKhan and Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Magray.
A case under relevant sections of Narcotics Drugs andPsychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered againstthe accused.