Kupwara, Apr 1: (GNS) Police in Kupwara have arrested an alleged drug-peddler at Kralpora area of the district on Thursday.
A police official told GNS that, the person was intercepted during a naka established at Rationpora Kralpora area during checking of vehicles and searching of pedestrians.
On drawing suspicious, the police team tactfully apprehended a person after he tried to escape the spot.
Identifying the alleged person as one Liyaqat Khathana a resident of Kundayan Keran, the official said that on searches 500 grams of Brown Sugar were recovered from his possession.
“A case FIR number 14/21 under section 8/21 NDPS Act has been registered in Police Station Kralpora and further investigations taken up”, the official said.
“The act has been hugely hailed by general public of the area.”
Kupwara Police once again appeals the people of the District to come forward with the information regarding drug peddlers so that curative steps can be taken against the culprits, the officiaSympathizers’ (GNS)