Police arrest drug peddler

Police on Thursday arrested a drug peddler Riyaz Ahmad Dar and recovered one Kg of contraband substance from his possession, said an official statement.

Acting on specific information, the statement said, a police party from police station Pantha Chowk, led by SHO Muhammad Ayoub Rather, laid a naka during which the accused, a resident of Sangam, was found moving around suspiciously. “During his checking Charas was recovered from his possession,” the statement said.