Police arrests drug peddler, recover contraband in south Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband from him on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir.
Official sources said following specific information about transportation of drugs, a checkpoint was established at Qazigund in south Kashmir.
They said police intercepted a person at the checkpoint and during checking recovered 12 kg of poppy straw from him. “The accused, identified as Showkat Ahmad Maliyaar, was immediately taken into custody,” they said.