Sopore: The police today arrested a drug peddler during a naka checking in north Kashmir Sopore town.
Police said that on specific information, Police party of Police Post Watergam headed by D.O. Watergam Shri Iftikhar Ahmad Laid a Naka at Hadipora near Hallow Brick Factory under the supervision of SDPO Rafiabad Idress Ahmad JKPS.
“During the Naka checking, one person namely Mushtaq Ahmad Baba, son of Farooq Ahmad Baba resident of Ladoora Rafiabad who tried to jump the naka on seeing the police party, However the alert and vigilant police on duty chased him effectively and was apprehended,” police said in a statement.
During his personal search Sopore police recovered 11 bottles of Corex and 168 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon plus from his possession and accused person was arrested on spot.
“In this regard, a case FIR No. 05/2018 under section 8/22 NDPS Act and further investigation has been taken up. SSP Sopore Shri Harmeet Singh Mehta JKPS praises the police party for good work and has ordered a special drive against drug peddlers in the District. Checking and frisking is intensified in the whole District.”