Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler at Bemina area and recovered contraband 5472 sedative tablets from his possession.
A police team led by DO Bemina Syed Wasim had been laid a naka at main Bemina Chowk under the supervision of SDPO West City, Imtiyaz Ahmad at Bemina Main Chowk.
"The team intercepted a passenger vehicle (Sumo) coming from Sopore and asked the passengers to get down for checking. One passenger was trying to escape from the checking point with a carry bag. The police asked the passenger to open the bag and found 5472 Spasmproxivan Plus tablets and contraband sedatives worth Rs 3 lakhs and following the seizure arrested him.
During the investigations the accused revealed that he purchased the drugs from Delhi @Rs 800 per box and was selling it @Rs 5000 per box.
Police has identified the drug peddler as Mudasir Ahmad of Sopore. An FIR vide No 153/15 under section 8/22 NDPS has been registered against the accused.