Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that it has arrested a drug peddler in Pulwama and also recovered contraband substance and cash from his possession.
In a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar Police said that a police party of Police Station Pulwama at a checkpoint established on Sirnoo Mooghama Road intercepted a vehicle (Tata Mobile) bearing Registration No JK13F-6030 driven by one Feroz Ahmad Rather S/o Ghulam Mohd Rather R/o Karimabad Pulwama who after noticing police party tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully and during search 75 bottles of Codeine Phosphate and Cash amount of Rs. 39,050 (proceeds of narcotics) were recovered from his possession, adding therein that the said accused has been arrested and the vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Stating that the police has accordingly registered a case vide FIR No. 301/2023 under relevant sections of law and also initiated an investigation into the case, Police in the concluding para of it’s above quoted statement appealed people to cooperate with it in curbing the menace of drugs from the society and assured that it will act tough against the criminals as per law.