Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to curb the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a notorious drug peddler in Budgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Police Station Magam received a specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Shabir Ahmad Sofi son of Abdul Khaliq Sofi resident of Mazhama has indulged in drug peddling and hoarded a huge quantity of narcotic substance in his residential house.
On receipt of this information, a Police party of PS Magam alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, officers were able to recover 01Kg & 250 grams of charas like substance from his residential house. Besides, cash amount of ₹1,29,000/- believed to be the proceeds of narcotic crime was also recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 67/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Magam and further investigation 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.