Sopore, 31 July 2019: Continuing its War against Drug eradication, Sopore police recovered charas(cannabis) in huge quantity from one Dreaded peddler Namely Farooq Ahmad Changal who was running a hotel at chota Bazar and was continuously selling charas among the youth of town.There has been continuous flow of information regarding the rapid increase in charas (cannabis) addiction and supply among the youth but people were unaware about the source (distributor). Sopore police has worked with blood and sweat and finally traced out the main culprit.
After generating the specific information regarding the drugs on the directions of Ssp Sopore Shri. Javaid Iqbal-JKPS a police party of Police Station Sopore headed by SHO Sopore Azim Iqbal under the supervision of SDPO Sopore Raja Majid-JKPS, raided and recovered 2 kgs and 250 grms charas (cannabis), however taking advantage of overcrowded marked and congested area culprit managed to escape. A team has been constituted to nab the accused as early as possible.
In this connection case FIR No. 214/19 U/S 8/22 NDPS Act stands registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation has been taken up. Its quite Pertinent to mention that Sopore Police has arrested 80 years old father and his 45 yrs son in connection with charas smuggling few days back aswell.
General public is once again requested to come forward and help Sopore police in its mission of “DRUG FREE SOPORE”