Police said that in a special drive launched by North Zone Srinagar police, Naka’s were established at various places. One naka was established at Nawabazar Chowk on 08.03.2011 by Police Station M. R. Gunj where a Santro vehicle bearing registration number JK01L-7650 driven by one Sajad Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rehman Dar resident of Malik Angan Fateh Kadal,
On his sustained questioning he disclosed having a dump at Moominabad Batamaloo. A raid was conducted at that place on his instance which led to the recovery of 720 bottles of Recodex and 100 bottles of R-coff. The suspect further deposed that he is having local distributors at Shalimar, Court Road Lal Chowk Srinagar, Chanapora and Pattan Baramulla.
Police said that he disclosed the name of four persons namely Farooq Ahmad son of Mohammad Rajab resident of Court Road, Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Sameer Ahmad Nagoo son of Muzaffar Nagoo resident of Arbal, Shalimar running a clinical lab at Arbal HIZ Lab, Bilal Ahmad Wani son Ghulam Mohammad Wani resident of Lal Nagar, Chanapora an auto driver of auto JK01B-6325, Bilal Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad resident of Bhat Mohalla, Pattan were arrested. Huge haul of Recodex and R-Coff were recovered from the arrested persons.
A case FIR No. 17/2011 under section 5, 6/13 DCO has been registered in Police Station M.R Gunj in this regard. Investigation of the case is going on and further arrests, recoveries are expected,Police said.