Srinagar: Police in Sopore have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint at main chowk Sopore intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK05G-1730 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Rohit Bashir and Danish Javaid both residents of Rawathpora Delina Baramulla. During search huge quantity of psychotropic substances were recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where they remain in custody.
The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 85/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. 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 as reiterated in our community meetings.