Police arrests 04 drug peddlers in Sopore and Budgam

SRINAGAR, JULY 17 : Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Sopore & have made arrest of 03 drug peddlers at a checkpoint.

Contraband substance has been recovered from the possession of drug peddlers, a police spokesman said.

Officers at a checkpoint established at Wadura Sopore arrested 03 drug peddlers. Identified as Sabzar Ahmad Malyar son of Abdul Rahman Malyar resident of Mattan Anantnag, Mujeeb Ahmad Khan son of Bashir Ahmad Khan resident of Lazbal Anantnag and Ayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Amin Bhat resident of Seer Hamdan Anantnag.

42 bottles of Codeine and cash Rs. 13100 has been recovered from their possession.

They have been shifted to Police Station Bomai where they remain in custody.

One Tavera vehicle bearing registration number JK03D 7198 has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 45/2019 under relevant sections has been registered & investigation has been initiated in the matter.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood.

Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.

Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.

Police Budgam arrested one person at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession.

One person identified as Bilal Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rehman Bhat resident of Hyderpora was arrested for drug supply offences and shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody.

Officers at the checkpoint established at Sebdan Chowk intercepted a Maruti-800 car bearing registration number JK01M-4274 and seized Heroin weighing 18.5gms from possession of Bilal Bhat. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter.

Case FIR No 219/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation has been taken up.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.

Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.

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