A police party from Nowhatta Wednesday recovered 520 gram Charas from a local resident near Malkha area of Srinagar city.
SP city North Tahir Saleem told CNS that a case vide FIR number 78/2014 under section 8/20 of NDPS has been registered in this regard. He identified the accused as Ahad Sheikh son of Jabar Sheikh resident of Sheikh Colony Nowhatta.
Meanwhile, Police on Wednesday arrested a gambler and seized two vehicles during a raid at Muran area of Pulwama in south Kashmir, a police official said.
He told GNS that Aftab Ahmad Ittoo son of Mohammad Ramzan of Muran was arrested while gambling in a public place in the area.
The other gamblers managed to escape, however, police team recovered some stake money from the gambling site besides a pack of cards, he said.
The official further said that two vehicles Sumo bearing registration number JK13-8121 and Santro (JK03- 3529) was seized from the spot.
A case FIR NO 60/2014 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered in this regard and investigation has been started.