Police arrests drug peddler in Budgam; Contraband Substance recovered

June 28:``Acting tough against drug dealing, Police in Budgam have arrested one drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.

During the course of investigation of case FIR No. 117/2022 of PS Chadoora, investigating team arrested one more drug peddler identified as Arifat Ahmed Yatoo son of Mohammad Maqbool Yatoo resident of Dalipora Nagam in the instant case. Officers also recovered 5.5Kgs of Poppy Straw and 01 Bottle of Codeine Phosphate from his possession.

Pertinent to mention here that the said drug peddler was arrested on the revelation of already arrested drug peddler namely Firdous Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani resident of Chadoora who was arrested on 26/06/ 2022 along with 66 bottles of Codeine Phosphate in the instant case.

Further investigation is still going on.

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.```