Locals of Batamaloo area here Monday caught a drug peddler and handed him over to local police.
"The drug peddler known as Bobby of Housing Colony Bemina has been active in the area since long. He is responsible for supplying drugs to many drug addicts. Now he was trying to lure innocent youth," said one of the locals.
"When he reached on the spot today we caught hold of him and informed the police. Bobby was in possession of around thirty bottles of drugs at that time we handed him to police," he added.
The Station House Officer Police Station Batamaloo while confirming the arrest of the accused said, "We are yet to file FIR. However, we have taken up the investigations and will file it shortly."
The locals appealed Director General of Police (DGP) to direct concerned police station to act against drug peddlers to eradicate this menace from the society.