Police arrest drug peddler in Awantipora

Aman Malik

Anantnag, Sep 16: Awantipora police arrested a man and recovered 41 bottles of codeine phosphate syrup from his possession.
Acting on a specific information a police team under the supervision of SDPO Awantipora Pervez Ahmad and SHO Awantipora Madasir Naseer laid a Naka (check point) on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway at Nambal Awantipora in Pulwama district.
During the naka checking, police arrested one drug peddler, who has been identified as Arif Ahmad Dar resident of Pulwama,
During the search 41 bottles of codeine phosphate were recovered from his possession.
A case FIR No 167/2018 under section 8/21 NDPS Act was registered in Police Station Awantipora and Investigation has taken up.