Srinagar (VMS): After recovering aprox 4 kg Charas few days back Handwara Police again striked hard on drug Peddlers and seized 1.5 kg of Charas from Chontipura falling under the jurisdiction of Police station Qalqmabad. On a specific information a special police squad of Police station Qalamabad searched the house of Mohd Altaf Sofi S/O Late Gulam Mohiudin Sofi R/O Chontipura ,during search and subsequently on the disclosure of the accused 1.5kg Charas was recovered from the kitchen of the house.

A case FIR No 24/2018 US 8/20 NDPS Act is lodged at PS Qalamabad and investigation taken up.

Meanwhile, continuing its war against drug menace, a police party of Police Station Tarzoo headed by DYSP Hqrs Sopore apprehended a drug peddler identified as Altaf Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Nabi Wani resident of Tarzoo and recovered 1200 grams of Charas powder from his possession. 

In this regard case FIR No. 27/2018 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered in P/S Tarzoo. It has been found that the said person is a chronic drug peddler of the area and was selling Charas powder among the youth of Sopore at the handsome amount.

SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh Mehta has appealed general public particularly of town Sopore to keep an eye on the elements who are supplying these narcotic materials to youths and provide information to police in order to help the police to eradicate the drug menace from Sopore.(VMS)