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.
“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.