Drug peddlers arrested in Shopian

Sheikh Hilal

SHOPIAN

In its drive against narcotics, Shopian police has recovered 1.5kgs of charas and arrested two accuesed persons.

On 15th of August, reliable information was received by Keller police regarding selling of charas to youth of Rajpora and Keller areas of twin districts Shopian, Pulwama, a naka was established on Rajpora road headed by SHO Keller Shabir Ahmad.

During search operation two persons, Tariq Ahmad Mir s/o Mohd Maqbool Mir r/o Keller Shopian and Mohammad Aslam khan s/o Wahab Khan r/o Bamnoo Pulwama were arrested along with 1.5kgs of charas and 4300 cash.

As per police sources an FIR No.38/2014 under section 8/20 NDPS Act has been registered in police station Keller and arrested persons are being questioned.

“Inter district drug peddler gang is actively supplying the drugs to youth, more so during strike  and other disturbed days, taking the advantage of not being intercepted by police,” said Dy SP HQ Zahoor Ahmad.

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