January 27: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Bandipora have arrested two drug peddlers and huge quantity of psychotropic substances recovered from their possession.
Based on specific information, a police party of Police Station Bandipora headed by SHO PS Bandipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora established a checkpoint near Madar chowk and intercepted two suspected individuals. They have been identified as Abdul Lateef resident of Gamroo and Athar Rasool resident of Nowpora Bandipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 550 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon and 300 tablets of Alprazolam from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 11/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
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.