Police on Friday arrested a drug peddler and seized one kilogram of Charas from his possession here.
"A naka was established by police party led by SHO Police Station Khanyar Parvaiz Ahmad near Konkhan Dalgate. During naka checking one person was found moving around suspiciously and when he was questioned about his movements, he tried to escape but was restrained and his identification was sought," a police statement said.
The person was identified as Sheeraz Ahmad Dar of Ladermud Naina District Pulwama, the statement said adding upon his checking one Kg Charas was recovered from his possession.
"The accused was arrested on the spot and contraband seized. A case (FIR No. 44/2018 U/S 8/20) under NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Khanyar and investigation has been initiated," said the statement.