Police arrests drug peddler in Budgam
Srinagar: Police arrested a drug peddler in Budgam and recovered contraband substances from his possession, a police spokesman said Saturday.
A police party at a checkpoint established at Lalpora crossing intercepted a suspicious person who tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully by the alert police party, he said.
During search, 100grams of Charas like substance in the shape of rods wrapped in Maize Cob leaves (4 Nos’), 3 strips of Anxit-0.5 and 45 tablets of Alprazolam tablets were recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Tauseef Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani resident of Lalpora Beerwah. Ha has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody, the spokesman added.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 32/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Beerwah and investigation has been initiated, the spokesman added.