Drug peddler held: Police

Police today arrested a drug peddlers and seized contraband substance from his possession at Athwajan.

“One person identified as Mohsin Bashir Bhat of Athwajan was arrested for drug supply offences and has been taken to Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh where he remains in custody.  Officers at the checkpoint  have seized  some quantity of heroin  from his possession. In this regard, a case FIR No 30/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation has been taken up.

Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law,” police spokesperson said in a statement.