Srinagar: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore and Bandipora have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession.
In Sopore, police Station Bomai received a specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Nasir Akbar Wani son of Muhammad Akbar Wani resident of Tujjar Shareef Sopore has hoarded & concealed Narcotic substances. On receipt of this information, a police team from Police Station Bomai headed by SHO PS Bomai intercepted and apprehended the accused drug peddler at a checkpoint established at Bun Astan Tujjar Shareef. During search, officers were able to recover 105 grams of Charas like substance from the accused drug smuggler. He has been shifted to PS where he remains in custody.
In Bandipora, Acting on a specific information, police Party of Police Station Bandipora led SHO PS Bandipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora, laid a surprise checkpoint at Sheikh Mohalla Bandipora. During checking, police party intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing police party tried to escape from the spot but alert party apprehended a person identified as Mohmmad Shafi Sheikh resident of Sheikh Mohalla Bandipora. However the other person identified as Mohmad Ashraf Sheikh resident of Sheikh Mohalla Bandipora managed to escape from the spot, efforts are on to effect his arrest. During search, 70 grams of Charas, 04 illicit liquor & 03 Beer bottles were recovered from his possession. The accused has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and investigation have been initiated.