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Srinagar police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered

Srinagar Feb 05 (KINS): Acting tough against the drug dealings, police in Srinagar have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession.
A police spokesperson in a statement to news agency KINS says that a police party of Police Post Bemina at a checkpoint established near JVC signalled a person carrying a bag to stop but he tried to flee from the spot.
“However he was chased and apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. During checking, officers were able to recover 1008 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody,” the statement reads.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 14/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Parimpora and further investigation into the matter has been initiated.
“Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.  Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from
the scourge of drug menace,” it reads. (KINS)

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