Drug peddler arrested in Bandipora

Psychotropic substance recovered
Drug peddler arrested in Bandipora
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Police Department

Bandipora, Sep 9: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Bandipora have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession.

A Police party of PS Sumbal at a checkpoint established at Trigam Sumbal Crossing, intercepted a vehicle (Creta car) bearing registration Number JK01AU-9800 driven by Amir Rashid Sheikh resident of Shilvat Sumbal. During search, 33 bottles of Codeine Phosphate bottles and cash amount of Rs 15,000 (proceeds of narcotic crime) were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and the vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Sumbal and investigation has been initiated.

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