Police arrests drug peddler in Sopore, psychotropic substance recovered

Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested one drug peddler in Sopore and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession.
A police party during patrolling at Hygam, Sopore intercepted one person who was moving in a suspicious manner. During checking, officers were able to recover 20 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from his possession. He has been identified as Irshad Ahmad Lone son Ghulam Muhammad Lone resident of Wagub Sopore. He has been arrested and shifted to a police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 45/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tarzoo and investigation 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.

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