Drug peddlers held in Anantnag, Sopore

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday   said that it arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

Drug pedller arrested in Anantnag

“Officers at a checkpoint established at AchabalShelipora road, arrested a notorious drug peddler. He was shifted to Police Station Achabal where he remains in custody.  Twelve Codeine phosphate bottles were seized by the officers,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

Meanwhile,  officers from Police Station Sopore acting on specific information raided a residential house at AdiporaSopore  and recovered psychotropic substances, the spokesman said, adding that  the officers recovered about 80 bottles of Codeine Phosphate.