Police arrests drug peddler in Budgam
Srinagar: Police arrested a drug peddler in Budgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
He said that a police party during naka checking at Badran Crossing intercepted a vehicle (Load Carrier) bearing registration number JK04G-3637 driven by one person identified as Farooq Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohi-u-Din Sheikh resident of Badran.
During search, officers were able to recover 250 grams of Charas like substance from the vehicle. The accused driver involved in the commission of crime was arrested on the spot and was shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of Crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 30/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Magam and investigation has been taken up, the spokesman added.