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Three drug peddlers arrested in Sgr: Police

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Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from the society, Police in Srinagar on Saturday claimed to have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.
A police spokesman in a statement issued here said that officers from Police Post Bemina at a checkpoint intercepted three persons identified as Ashiq Hussain Sofi of Chattabal Srinagar, Javid Ahmad of Brarepora Handwara and Ishfaq Sideq 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,” police spokesman said.
Accordingly, he said that a case under FIR number 16/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Parimpora and further investigation has been initiated.
Meanwhile, police urged people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. “Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law,” spokesman said.

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