Srinagar: A man was held in Batamaloo area of city for possessing illegal drugs. Police recovered 100 grams of charas from the possession of a man, an official said Tuesday.
The official said the charas was recovered from Abdul Rashid Malik alias Sheeda Narbalee, resident of SD Gulab Colony Batamaloo at General Bus stand.
The man was immediately taken into custody while a case under FIR number 19/2015 under 8/20 NDPS Act has been registered in this regard.
Last month, police arrested notorious Charas smuggler, Habibullah Shiekh and recovered 650 grams of charas from his possession. Another notorious drug peddler, Mushtaq Malla, was arrested along with 53 Codeine bottles.
The locals of Batamaloo, meanwhile, have hailed police for acting tough against drug peddlers and curbing the drug menace.