2 absconders arrested in JK's Samba dist

Two alleged absconders were arrested Tuesday in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The accused were identified as Sanjeev Kumar from Barian and Parmod Kumar from Tarloka Chappri. They were wanted in two separate FIRs registered against them in 2014 and 2016 respectively, a police spokesman said.

Based on specific information, a special police team conducted raids at different places and finally succeeded in apprehending the absconders from the Samba area, the spokesman said.

The spokesman said Sanjeev is facing charges under various sections of Ranbir Penal Code, including endangering life or personal safety of others, voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from discharging his duty, rioting, among others. Parmod was booked under wrongful restraint and voluntarily causing hurt.

Meanwhile, the spokesman said two drug peddler were arrested with 150 intoxicant capsules during surprise checks at the railway crossing in Nanke Chak Supwal in Samba district today.

He identified the arrested persons as Ashwani Kumar and Ranjeet Singh, both residents of Koulpur Ramgarh. The arrested were booked under relevant sections of the law.


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