Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal has arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint near Sonamarg and seized contraband substance from their possession.
Two persons identified as Abdul Haleem Sheikh resident of Bengal Murshad abad at present Dehli and Pervaiz Ahmad Chopan resident of Check Prang Kangan arrested for the drug offences have been taken to Police Station Sonamarg where they remain in custody.
Officers at the checkpoint have seized 700 grams of charas from their possession.
In this regard, a case FIR No 02/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sonamarg and investigation has been taken up.
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.