Three drug peddlers arrested in Sopore

Srinagar: Three persons were arrested on Tuesday following an action against those involved in drug peddling in Sopore, Police said.

One person along with the associate was arrested during Naka checking at Laiser Crossing and two persons were arrested at Parrypora crossing for the drug offenses

This is a part of proactive action initiated by Sopore police against the drug peddlers.

Officers have seized 135 grams of Charas from drug peddler namely Yasir Mushtaq Lone son of Mushtaq Ahmad Lone resident of Patoosa Rafiabad and 275 grams of Charas from drug peddlers namely Showkat Ahmad Khan son of Ghulam Rasool Khan and Manzoor Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Reban Sopore.

Cases were registered in both incidents under relevant sections of law.

Police requested community members 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 your society free from the scourge of drug menace,” Police said.


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