Police arrest drug peddler in Hajin

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SRINAGAR: Continuing its drive against drug menace, police in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Monday arrested a person and recovered 15 kg of Charas powder from his procession.
According to a statement, a police party of police station Hajin led by SHO Muneeb Ul Islam laid a naka at Shahgund Hajin and recovered around fifteen (15) kilograms of charas powder from one person namely Latief Ahmad Ganai s/o Abdul Kabir Ganie R/o Shahgund and arrested him on the spot.
A case under relevant sections has been registered in police station Hajin and investigation into the matter has been started, it said.
The people of the area in general and the senior citizens and youth in particular have appreciated the efforts of police against drug peddlers.