Man arrested with narcotics in Karnah

Man arrested with narcotics in Karnah

Kupwara, Jan 11: A person who was in possession of narcotics was arrested in Hajitara area of border town Kranah, police said on Wednesday evening.

A police officer said that acting upon specific information about a person, who had concealed narcotics in his house in HajitaraTaad area of Karnah, a search was carried out in his house in the presence of Executive Magistrate Ist class Tangdhar.

“During search, one packet containing heroin-like narcotics weighing about 580 grams was recovered from the house following which he was arrested and a case under relevant sections of NDPS Act was registered against him,” the officer said.

The accused has been identified as Fareed Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Rehman Sheikh a resident of HajitraTaad.

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