Sopore/: Police on Monday said that it has arrested three drug peddlers in Sopore and also recovered psychotropic substance from their possession.
In a statement issued on Monday police said that officers from Police Post Warpora at a checkpoint established at Chinar Crossing Warpora intercepted three suspicious persons and upon checking recovered 12 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their possession following which they were arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Stating that a case vide FIR No. 03/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation too was ken up, police in it’s statement appealed people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood, stating therein further that people found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police in the concluding para of it’s statement said that it takes consistent actions against drug peddlers as part of the efforts taken to keep society free from the scourge of drug menace.