Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a notorious drug peddler from Batamaloo area and recovered 750 grams of Charas from his possession.
Police said: "Acting on a specific tip off a police party led by its SHO Batamaloo Inspector Hilal Ahmed intercepted a person at BatamalooChowk and during frisking about 750 grams of charas was found in his bag."
An FIR vide No: 8/2015 under section 8/20 NDPS has been registered against the accused at Police Station Batamalloo. The SHO said the drive against drug peddling would continue.
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