Police arrests three drug peddlers
Sopore: Police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
In a handout issued here, a police spokesman said that a police party intercepted three persons in a suspicious manner during checking at Butpora.
“They tried to flee away from the spot but were apprehended tactfully,” the spokesman said, adding that the officers were able to recover 31grms of Brown Sugar like substance from their possession.
The police have been identified the arrested persons as Mushtaq Ahmad Gazi son of Ghulam Muhammad resident of Shahabad Sopore, Aijaz Ahmad Ganie son of Bashir Ahmad Ganie resident of Hathishah Sopore and Zubair Ahmad Lone son of Muhammad Rafi Lone resident of Khawaja Gilgat Sopore.
“They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody,” the spokesman said.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 246/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sopore.
“The investigation has been initiated as well,” the handout reads.