Man arrested with narcotics in Karnah

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a drug peddler and recovered narcotics similar to heroin from him in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Police said during the preceding night, acting on specific information regarding presence of narcotics in the possession of one Fareed Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Hajitra Taad, a search was conducted in his house in the presence of Executive Magistrate Ist class Tangdhar.

During the search, one packet containing Heroin like narcotics weighing about 580 grams was recovered from the house.

The accused has been arrested and a case under relevant sections of NDPS Act registered and investigation taken up by Police Station Karnah, police added.

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