Absconding drug peddler arrested in Srinagar

An alleged drug peddler, wanted for the last seven years, has been arrested in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said Friday.

Last Updated: Mar 25, 2011, 16:25 PM IST

Srinagar: An alleged drug peddler, wanted
for the last seven years, has been arrested in Baramulla
district of north Kashmir, police said Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Ghulam Ahmad
Sheikh from his house last evening at Pandithpora village in
Kunzar, 40 kms from here, he said, adding one kg of Charas,
worth lakhs of rupees, was recovered from his possession.

Terming the arrest of Sheikh as a "major success",
police said he was evading his arrest for the last seven
years.

PTI