Jammu and Kashmir Police in north Kashmir’s Baramulla arrested a councilor of Municipal Council (MC) Pattan among two drug peddlers in separate NDPS cases, officials said on Monday.
An official said that a police party of Pattan police station arrested a councilor of Municipal Council Pattan along with 200 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon and 10 bottles of codeine phosphate at railway crossing in Pattan.
The arrested councilor was identified as Barkat Ali Mia son of Mohammad Maqbool Mia, a resident of Mia Mohalla Pattan.
Similarly, in another action at Chakloo area of Baramulla, a suspicious person was apprehended tactfully who upon seeing the police party tried to flee from the spot.
During his personal search, police recovered 36 bottles of Corex from his possession. The man was identified as Umar Yousuf Lone son of Mohammad Yousuf Lone, a resident of Nadihal Rafiabad, official added.
Meanwhile, cases were registered at Police Station Pattan and Baramulla, besides further investigations were set into the motion. (KNO)