Baramulla: Sopore police on Tuesday said that they held four notorious drug peddlers in Sopore area of Baramulla district.
In a statement police said that on Tuesday police post Warpora arrested four notorious drug peddlers/suppliers Naseer Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar, Abdul Hamid Lone son of Late Habibullah Lone both the residents of Hathlango, Jahangir Ahmad Malla son of Mohammad Shaban Malla and Khurshid Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Ramzaan Dar both residents of Muqam Shaheedmir during naka checking at Hathlangoo and recovered 300 grams of charas and 15 bottles of codiene phosphate from their possession which they are going to sell among the youth of Warpora and adjoining areas. They said an FIR number 240/2020 under section 8/20, 22, 29 registered in police station Sopore and further investigation set into motion.
It is pertinent to mention that Sopore Police has waged a full fledged war against drug menace in Police District Sopore .
Furthermore Sopore police is requesting the general public of police district Sopore to provide their support in order to eradicate the drug menace in police district Sopore.