Drug Peddler Held , Huge quantity of Contraband recovered in Sopore


Suhail Khan

SOPORE: Police on Sunday claimed to have recovered a huge quantity of banned Medicines from a drug peddler in Main Town Sopore. On specific information a police team headed by SHO Sopore apprehended a drug peddler from Kranshivan area of Sopore and recovered a huge quantity of banned medicines from him. A roughly quantity about the recovered drugs has been estimated about 1000 bottles of Corex,1000 strips of Spasmoproxyvan and other banned medicos from his possession, a police official said. According to the Superintendent of Sopore police, who told reporters that we are expecting to recover more banned medicos from his possession .The police team is on job and has seized all his shops and other places which belongs to him. The drug peddler was identified as Tariq Ahmad a resident of Sopore and by profession a distributor of medicines. A case has been registered in this regard, he said. Over the past large number of notorious drug peddlers involved in many cases of drug trafficking in a whole town has been apprehended and has put under stringent J&k PIT-NDPS act, but this case is one of the exception and the biggest success for the Sopore police as the huge quantity of drug has been recovered from a person who by profession is a distributor of medicines. According to latest data a 9000 corex bottles are sailed in Kashmir in which 3000 alone are sell in Sopore town.