Awantipora police on Friday claimed that they have arrested one drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
While divulging the details, the police statement mentioned that Police party of Pampore on Naka duty arrested one drug peddler in Pampore area when the arrested person was moving in suspicious circumstances at Bagander Crossing Pampore.
They added that the arrested drug peddler has been identified as Mohammad Younis Masoodi S/O Farooq Ahmad Masoodi resident of Baghender, Pampore.
The statement claimed that About 08 Kgs of contraband substances Poppy Straw was recovered from the possession of arrested person.
Case vide FIR number 25/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Pampore and further investigation has been initiated.
Awantipora police warned that any persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt strictly as per law.