Anantnag, May 24: Police on Wednesday arrested a drug peddler with 4 kgs of poppy straw in Upper Bazar Qazigund of Kulgam district.
According to police statement police had laid a naka near Upper Bazar Qazigund and during checking a suspected person was intercepted and apprehended.
“On search of the said person 4 kgs of poppy straw was recovered from the possession of Zaheer Abbas r/o Mohd Yousuf Magray r/o Bagot Tehsil Batote Distt. Ramban who was arrested on spot,” said police.
They also said that a case Fir no. 126/2018 u /s 8/15 NDPS Act has been registered in police station Qazigund and investigation is going on and arrest of more smugglers, recoveries are expected.