Police on Tuesday night arrested a “drug peddler” during a naka checking at Chewa area of Sumbal town in northern part of Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
The arrested person has been identified as Irshad Ahmad Bhat, son of Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat, resident of Chewa.
Police said 300 grams of Charas was recovered from his possession.
A case under FIR No. 141/2017 U/S 8/20 NDPS Act has been registered and investigation taken up, a police official said.