Drug peddler arrested, 2 kg heroin recovered in Karnah: Police

Drug peddler arrested, 2 kg heroin recovered in Karnah: Police
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Kupwara, June 8: A drug peddler was arrested and 2 kg heroin was recovered from his possession at Yariban Hajitra Taad area of border town Karnah in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, Police said Tuesday.

It said that acting on a specific tipoff about the movement of a drug peddler, a checkpoint was set up following which a suspicious person was apprehended and upon his search two packets of heroin weighing about 2 kg were recovered.

The apprehended drug peddler has been identified as Naseer Ahmad Sheikh of Hajitra.

A case in this regard has been registered at Police Station Karnah.

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