2 drug peddlers held in Sopore, 1 in Kanga


Sopore:Three drug peddler have been arrested in two separate incidents in Sopore and Kanga.

A police official said on a reliable information regarding distribution/supply of drugs by peddlers among vulnerable section of society, a team of police post Warpora established a naka at Warpora-Sopore crossing and apprehended two drug peddlers.

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The official identified them as Abdul Hamid Mir and Bilal Ahmad Chopan , both residents of Janwara Sopore. “Some packets of charas were recovered from their possession,” the police official said.

Meanwhile, police said it arrested a drug peddler in Kangan area of Ganderbal district. A police official said a naka was laid by a team from police station Kangan headed by SHO Sajad Khanday, along Srinagar-Leh highway at Chinnar Kangan.

Police said they intercepted a person, Nawab Khan of Wangat Kangan and during his checking 150 gram of charas was recovered from his possession.

In this regard case FIR 39/2019 U/S 8/20 NDPS ACT stands registered in Police Station Kangan and investigation taken up.