January 02: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested a drug peddler in Sopore and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
A Police party of Police Post Fruit Mandi during patrolling at Fruit Mandi crossing near Chakrodikhan Sopore intercepted a suspicious person. During search, 300 grams of Charas like substance was recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Ghulam Rasool Najar @Mudasir son of Ghulam Mohi-u-din Najar resident of Mumkak Sopore. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 01/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation has been initiated.
We urge the common masses that if you witness drug peddling or any other crime anywhere near you, feel free to contact nearest police establishment or dial 112. People are requested to cooperate with police in curbing the menace of drugs from the society. We reassure the community members that police will act tough against the criminals as per law.