The Jammu and Kashmir police in Poonch’s Surankote sub division arrested a drug peddler alongwith one kilogram of Charas like substance.
Senior Superintendent of Police Poonch Ramesh Angral said that a team headed by Deputy SP Surankote Khaliq Hussain under the supervision of AdSP Poonch Khalid Amin was on routine patrolling in Fazlabad Surankote area when an Ecco vehicle JK11B 6288 was signalled to stop for frisking on routine nature.
The driver however tried to escape from the spot but was nabbed and have been identified as Suleman Ahmed son of Mohammad Khursheed resident of Shahdra village of Thanamandi in Rajouri district.
During frisking, one kilogram of Charas like substance packed in 46 challies (rolls) were seized from his possession.
The co driver identified as Mehmood Ahmed son of Mohammad Shabir resident of Shahdra Thanamandi however managed to escape from the spot and his search is going on.
SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral further said that a case in FIR 07/2021 under sections 8/20/29 NDPS Act have been registered in Surankote police station.