Police arrests a notorious drug peddler

SRINAGAR: The police in its recent action against drug dealing in Anantnag has arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
Officers at a checkpoint established at Achabal-Shelipora road arrested a notorious drug peddler identified as Mohd Yousf, a resident of Achabal, who was then shifted to Police Station Achabal, where he remains in custody. Twelve codeine phosphate bottles have been seized by the officers.
Case FIR No. 40/2019 under relevant sections of the law has been registered and investigations have been in the matter.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt with as per the law.
Consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that all efforts are being made to keep society free from the scourge of the drug menace.