Doctor on way to Ladakh arrested with codeine phosphate


KL Report


Police on Tuesday arrested a doctor along with Codeine Phosphate bottles from Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

A police official told GNS that a police party from Kangan during routine checking stopped a vehicle bearing registration number JK04A-6118 on Ganderbal-Ladakh road. “During searches dozens of codeine phosphate bottles were recovered”.

“Following recovery of codeine bottles from the vehicle, the police team arrested the doctor identified as Dr Gulzar Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad of Saloora and the vehicle was also sized”, the official said.

According to the official Dr Gulzar who was posted at Kargil hospital was on the way to Ladakh from Ganderbal.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case under FIR no. 56/2014 under section 18/27 NDPS act and started further investigations in this regard.


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