Drug peddler arrested in Awantipora
Srinagar: Police have arrested a drug peddler in Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from his possession, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
The spokesman said a police party of Police Station Pampore arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint established at Douninad Crossing.
The police identified the accused as Riyaz Ahmad Ganie @Reyaz Dumper son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din resident of Douninad.
“During the search, 120 grams of Charas (wrapped in Maize Husk) was recovered from the possession,” he said.
He said a case vide FIR Number 02/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pampore and investigation has been initiated as well.