Baramulla police on Wednesday said to have arrested four drug peddlers including Sarpanch from Singhpora, forty Syrups of Codiene Phosphate (Torvirex) were recovered from them at Rawathpora Delina, Vehicle seized.
In a statement issued to Asian News Hub (ANH), a police spokesman said under the supervision of Peerzada Aijaz Ahmad-JKPS, Offg. DySP Hqrs Baramulla assisted by PSI Showkat Ahmad, IC PP Delina arrested four Drug Peddlers namely Majid Ahmad Sheikh son of Javaid Ahmad Sheikh resident of Muqaam Rajwara Handwara, Farooq Ahmad Malik (Sarpanch Singhpora) son of Ghulam Hassan Malik resident of Singhpora Pattan, Sajad Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh resident of Raipora Palhallan Pattan and Faisal Ahmad Wani son of Zahoor Ahmad Wani resident of Wani Mohalla Pattan who were travelling in a vehicle Scorpio bearing registration No. DL4CNB-9313 from Srinagar towards Baramulla and were intercepted at naka checking near Hyundai Showroom Rawathpora Delina. All Drug Peddlers were taken into custody immediately and vehicle was also seized.
He said during their personal search 40 syrups of Codeine Phosphate (Torvirex) was recovered from them and were taken into custody immediately.
Cases under NDPS Act registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigations set in motion, he said.
General People of the area hailed the efforts of Baramulla Police and showed their willingness to support police to eradicate menace of drugs from the society which is the real sign of Police Public relationship, the spokesman added.