Drug peddler arrested in Banihal, narcotics recovered: Police

Drug peddler arrested in Banihal, narcotics recovered: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arresteda drug peddler from Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir.

"A naka was laid at T-Chowk in Banihal and a pedestrian comingfrom Railway Station Banihal towards Banihal town was frisked. We recovered 500grams of Herione from him," a police spokesman said, in a press statement.

The accused has been identified as Amin Muhammad son ofRashid Ahmed of Krimchi Tehsil, Udhampur district. "The accused has disclosedthat he had brought the consignment from Kashmir and it was meant for sellingto the youth of Banihal and Jammu," the spokesman said.

He said that a case, under FIR NO. 86/2019 U/S 8/21/NDPSAct, stands registered against him and the investigation has been takenup. 

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