Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs completely from the society, Sopore Police arrested two drug Peddlers, and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
A police party from Police Post Fruit Mandi headed by IC PP Insp. Sajad Ahmad under the supervision of SDPO Sopore Shri. Furqan Qadir-JKPS, during surprise Naka checking at Chakrodi Khan, Sopore intercepted one load carrier three wheeler bearing registration number JK05D-9395. During checking, Police party was able to recover 09 Kilograms of Poppy Straw from their possession.
The arrested drug peddlers revealed their identities as: 1. Tariq Ahmad Bhat S/O Ghulam Qadir Bhat and
2. Owais Bashir Shakari S/O Bashir Ahmad Shakari both the residents of Shair Colony Sopore
Regarding the incidents case with FIR No. 209/2022 U/S 8/15, 29 NDPS Act stands registered at PS Sopore and further investigation is in progress.
Community members are once again 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.