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3 drug peddlers arrested in Ganderbal & Sopore: Police

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Srinagar: Police claimed to have arrested three drug peddlers in Ganderbal & Sopore and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.

“Officers from Police Post Shadipora at a checkpoint established near Shadipora Bridge intercepted two persons in a suspicious manner who tried to flee away from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party,” said a police spokesperson.

“During checking, officers were able to recover 24 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their possession. They have been identified as Mohd Yaseen Ganai son of  Bashir Ahmad Ganie and Mohd Younis Ganie son of Mohd Rafiq Ganie both residents of Arampora Sumbal,” the spokesperson said.

“Similarly in Sopore, officers from PP Watergam under the supervision of SDPO Rafiabad at a checkpoint established at Ladoora crossing intercepted one person identified as Bilal Ahmad Ganie son of Munawar Ahmad Ganie resident of Ladoora Rafiabad. During checking, officers were able to recover 1520 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon tablets from his possession,” he said.

“All the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to respective police stations where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective police stations and investigation has been initiated,” he added.


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