Handwara, May 05: Police today claimed to have arrested a “notorious” drug peddler in Handwara who they claim is involved in supplying narcotics substance to people.
Police said that Ashiq Ahmed Ganai of Khanbal, Handwara, was involved in smuggling drugs in the area.
“He is a chronic narcotics smuggler and is already having FIRs registered against him. With his arrest there would be a remarkable control in circulation of drugs” SSP Handwara Ghulam Jeelani Wani.
Police said that the accused is already booked in 5 FIRs in Handwara in narcotics and gambling. (KNS)