KISHTWAR, Oct 2: A drug peddler has been arrested along with 3 kilograms of cannabis from Jawalapur area, falling under the jurisdiction of Kishtwar Police Station, a police official said.
The arrested person has been identified as Muneer Ahmed, son of Bashir Ahmed Butt, a resident of Trenkal Kahara, Tehsil Gandoh.
The accused was transporting the narcotics for selling among the youth, but with his arrest, police foiled his nefarious designs to make youth drug addicts.
A case under FIR Number 181/17 under Section 8/20 NDPS Act has been registered at Kishtwar Police Station and investigation started.
Police team led by SHO Kishtwar Inspector Sameer Jeelani made the arrest under the supervision of DySP Headquarters Kishtwar Touseef Rishu and SSP Kishtwar Abrar Chowdhary.
SSP Kishtwar Abrar Chowdhary has appealed to the youth to stay away from the drug peddlers and help the police in tracking and taking action against the criminals.