Police arrests a notorious drug peddler in Sopore; contraband substance recovered
April 15: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police in Sopore have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Officers from Police Post Watergam and PC Rafiabad under the supervision of SDPO Rafiabad Shri Ameen Bhat-JKPS at a checkpoint established at Hadipora crossing intercepted one person roaming in suspicious manner. During search, 07 grams of Heroin like substance were recovered from his possession. He has been identified as identified Sajad Ahmad Lone son of Farooq Ahmad Lone resident of Lorihama Rafiabad. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 38/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Dangiwacha and investigation set into motion.
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.