Srinagar: Police on Sunday arrested a notorious drug peddler along with 205 grams of charas in Nowhatta area of Srinagar.
The police identified the arrestee as Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh alias Gullu son of Ghulam Hassan Sheikh resident of Tujgari Mohalla, Sheikh Colony Srinagar.
A police statement said that it was part of anti-drugs drive conducted with the active participation of members of Shehri Khas Welfare Committee and Welfare Committee Makhdoom Sahab.
The statement added that an FIR No 11/2018 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered and investigation started.
The locals have hailed the efforts of the police in curbing drug menace in the area.