Srinagar, Jan 27: Jammu and Kashmir police arrested three drug peddlers in two separate operations in the Kashmir valley, a police spokesman said on Wednesday evening.
He said based on specific information, a police party of Police Station Bandipora headed by Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station (PS) Bandipora under the supervision of Deputy SP Headquarters established a checkpoint near Madar chowk and intercepted two suspected individuals.
They have been identified as Abdul Lateef, resident of Gamroo and Athar Rasool, resident of Nowpora Bandipora. During checking, police recovered 550 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon and 300 tablets of Alprazolam from them. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
He said a police party of PS Safapora headed by SHO established a checkpoint at Mirabad and intercepted a vehicle with one person on board. He has been identified as Bilal Ahmed Sheikh resident of Markundal Hajin. During checking, police recovered 1.5Kgs of Charas from him. He has been arrested and the vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safapora and investigation into the matter 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. UNI