Drug peddler arrested with brown sugar



HANDWARA: Police on Saturday arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession.
As per details, a party of Police Station Kralgund during patrolling on Baramulla-Handwara highway near Wangam Kralgund intercepted a suspicious person identified as Abdul Hamid Sheikh, son of Ab Rashid, resident of Kachloo. During search, 12 gm brown sugar was recovered from his possession. He was arrested and shifted to Police Station Kralgund where he remained in custody. Accordingly, FIR number 78/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation started. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the arrested accused is a hardcore drug peddler & involved in supplying drugs to youth of area.