*Bandipora Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered*

*May 16:* ```Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Bandipora Police arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession.

Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Sumbal arrested a drug peddler identified as Manzoor Ahmad Bhat resident of Batwina Ganderbal. On search, 29 Bottles of Codeine Phosphate were recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Sumbal where he remains in custody.

Case FIR No. 75/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation in the matter has been initiated.

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 as per law.

Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.```