Contraband valued about Rs 2 lakh seized

Srinagar: An alleged drug peddler was on Saturday arrested with 350 grams of charas, valued at around Rs 2 lakh in the international blackmarket, in Anantnag district.

Mushtaq Ahmad Shiekh, a resident of Srinagar city, was apprehended at Bijbehara in Anantnag following recovery of charas from his possession, a police spokesman said. A case against him has been registered under the NDPS Act, he added.