Drug peddler held

A drug peddler was arrested at Nowshera area here today. 

“One person identified as Mehraj ud din Rather of Chanapora Nowshera was arrested at a checkpoint near Vicharnag Nowshehra for drug supply offences. He has been taken to Police Station Soura where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint have seized huge quantity of contraband substances which include banned pharmaceutical substances,” police said in a statement. it said the naka was laid by SHO Police Station Soura Syed Waseem Jehangir  under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal Rameez Rashid Bhat.

Accordingly a case FIR No. 40/2019 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Soura. Further investigation in the matter is going on.