Bandipora: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Bandipora have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession.
Acting on a specific information regarding movement of drug peddlers in Sumbal area, a police party led by SHO PS Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal laid a special checkpoint at Shadipora Sumbal and intercepted a vehicle (Load Carrier) bearing registration number JK15-4269 with two persons on board. During search, officers were able to recover Charas from their possession. They have been identified as Zakir Hussain Chechi resident of Bazipora Ajas and Irshad Ahmad Rather resident of New Colony Ajas Sumbal. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 59/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Sumbal and further investigation has been initiated.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddler in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.