Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested notorious drug peddler at a checkpoint in north Kashmir’s Sopore town and recovered huge quantity of banned drugs from his possession.
A police spokesman in a statement said that officers at a checkpoint established at Baghat Achabal Sopore arrested one drug peddler identified as Arif Hussain Lone son of Abdul Hamid Lone resident of Lorihama Rafiabad.
“Huge quantity of Dicyclomine Fortaspas Tramadol HCL Tablets have been recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody,” said the spokesman.
“In this regard, a case FIR No 213/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation has been taken up,” he said.
“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,” he added.
“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,” said police spokesman in a statement.