Budgam: Police in Budgam have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession.
In a statement issued here on Wednesday the Police said that officers at a checkpoint established near Post Office Chadoora intercepted one person identified as Arfat Ahmad Yatoo resident of Talipora Nagam Chadoora and they recovered 11 bottles of Codeine Phosphate and 960 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from his possession. “The accused has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Chadoora where he remains in custody.A case FIR No.170/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Chadoora and investigation has been initiated”, the statement reads.
Police in it’s statement appealed people to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood and warned that people found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Police also said that actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that efforts are on to keep society free from the scourge of drug menace.