SRINAGAR: Bandipora police continuing its war against the menace of drugs have said that it has arrested a drug peddler at Bazipora area of Ajas in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district and recovered contraband drugs from his possession.
In a statement, a spokesman of Bandipora police according to the news agency said “Acting on specific information regarding movement of a drug peddler a special Naka was laid at Bazipora Ajas by a police team led by I/C PP Ajas Inspector Sajad Ahmad, under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal Surender Mohan. During checking one suspicious person driving a car bearing registration No. JK15A-8320 was signalled to stop and on search 600 Capsules of contraband drug Tramadol Hydrochloride were recovered.”
The spokesman said that the accused identified as Manzoor Ahmad Rather son of Mohmad Maqbool Rather, a resident of Bazipora Ajas Sumbal was arrested and his car was also seized.
During the preliminary enquiry, it was revealed that the accused is running a medical shop in Ajas and is involved in supplying drugs to youths of the area to make them drug addicts. Accordingly, Case FIR No.128/2021 under relevant sections of NDPS Act was registered in police station Sumbal and further investigation has been taken up, the statement added. (KDC)