Police arrests drug peddler in Awantipora
Srinagar: Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered a huge quantity of contraband substance from his possession, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
He said a Police party of Police Station Awantipora arrested a drug peddler near Padgampora-Reshipora Crossing.
The police have identified the accused as Manzoor Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ahad Bhat resident of Larkipora Padgampora Awantipora.
“During the search, 15.7 Kgs of grinded cannabis concealed in a bag was recovered from his possession,” the spokesman said.
He said a case vide FIR No.212/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora and investigation have been initiated as well.