Police on Tuesday arrested a "notorious" drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession in Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
In a statement, police said, officers at a checkpoint established at Malpora crossing intercepted an individual identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beigh resident of Malpora-Khag.
During checking, officers recovered 100 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Khag where he remains in custody, said police.
A case FIR No. 60/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation in the matter has been initiated.