Police recovered psychotropic, contraband substance, one held in Anantnag, Sopore

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Srinagar, July 09 (GNS): In its ongoing drive against rising incidents of drug menace, Police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered psychotropic and contraband substances in two separate incidents at Anantnag and Sopore areas of Kashmir Valley.

“Officers from Police Station Sopore acting on specific information raided the house of one person namely Rouf Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Hassan Mir resident of Adipora Sopore & recovered psychotropic substances,” a police spokesman said.

Officers have recovered about 80 bottles of Codeine Phosphate, he said.

Case FIR No. 188/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigation in the matter, he said.

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.

Similarly, the spokesman said that officers at a separate checkpoint established at Achabal Shelipora road, arrested one notorious drug peddler.

He has been identified as Mohd Yousf resident of  Achabal and was shifted to Police Station Achabal where he remains in custody. 12 Codeine phosphate bottles have been seized by the officers.

Case FIR No. 40/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter, the spokesman said.

“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. (GNS)


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