B’pora: Chemist arrested for selling codeine

Srinagar: Bandipora police apprehended a chemist and recovered 50 bottles of codeine phosphate from his shop at Nadihal.
According to a police spokesman, on a tip off Bandipora police apprehended the chemist Anis-ul-Haq Shah, son of Mohammad Sultan Shah, of Bandipora at Nadihal Bandipora. Police recovered 50 bottles of codeine phosphate concealed in his shop.
A case (FIR number 90/2014 under section 8/22 NDPS) was registered in police station Bandipora and the investigation has been taken up. Further arrests in the case are expected, the spokesman added.