Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 10: One of the prominent drug peddler of North Kashmir Tariq alias Brilliant King was arrested by Sopore police yesterday.
A police official said that Tariq King was a wanted drug peddler who was hiding from the police from very long time.
An official said that Tariq King was travelling in his Alto No JK05D 3042 from Baramulla towards Sopore. SDPO Rafiabad Shabir Khan under the supervision of SP Sopore Harmeet singh had laid a special nakka at Krangshivan colony. When asked to stop by the Nakka Tariq King tried to fled but after a long chase and clever thinking by DYSP Shabir Khan the drug peddler was arrested.
More then 1500 bottles of Corex and 2500 Packets of sypasmoproxivan capsules were recovered from his possession along with other illegal materials.
Tariq Brillant is already having many FIRs in different police stations in North Kashmir districts of Bandipore, Sopore and Kupwara.
A FIR No 43/2016 U/S 8/22 NDPS is lodged at Police Station Tarzoo.
SP Sopore Harmeet Singh also said that, Tariq was a wanted drug peddler from a long time and is also been running some medicine shops in the town, and they are going to cancel his license of his shops.