Sopore, July 31: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested four notorious drug peddlers in north Kashmir’s Sopore town.
In a statement issued to Kashmir Despatch police said, a naka was laid at Trumbgund crossing in the jurisdiction of Police Post Putkha, during naka checking 04 notorious drug peddlers were apprehended who were identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Chopan son of Ab Kabir of Ringi , Imtiyaz Ah Dar son of Bashir Ahmad of Ringi , Arshad Rashid Wani son of Ab Rashid of Izzat Shah Colony Sopore and Faiz Farooq Janwari son of Farooq Ahmad Janwari of Noorbagh Sopore and 38 grams of Brown Sugar were recovered from their possession.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the accused persons were supplying drugs among the youth in parts of Sopore.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 76/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tarzoo, and investigation taken up statement reads.