Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested a psychotropic drug peddler and recovered contraband from him north Kashmir district of Baramulla.
A police spokesperson on Tuesday said that following specific information, a checkpoint was established on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway at Zangam.
He said police intercepted a motorcycle at the checkpoint and during checking recovered 50 bottles of codeine phosphate. "The motorcyclist, identified as Manzoor Ahmad Khawja, was immediately taken into custody," he said.
Police have registered a case and initiated investigation to nab other people involved in drug trafficking.
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