February 06: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from the society, Police in Srinagar have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.
Officers from Police Post Bemina at a checkpoint intercepted three persons identified as Ashiq Hussain Sofi resident of Chattabal Srinagar, Javid Ahmad resident of Brarepora Handwara and Ishfaq Sideq resident of Main Handwara. During checking, officers were able to recover 240 Capsules of Sposmo-Proxovan and 90 Tablets of Tapantadol 75 mg. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 16/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Parimpora and further investigation 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.