Drug peddler held in Srinagar: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that it arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance and  Rs 15,500 from his possession.

A police spokesman said that officers at the checkpoint seized 130 grams of Charas and cash Rs 15,500 was recovered from his possession.

Case FIR No 18/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Lal Bazar and investigation has been taken up, he said.  the spokesman urged the community members to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.