Police today arrested a narcotics smuggler and recovered 4200 intoxicant capsules and some bottles of syrup from his possession in Bhaderwah town of Doda district.
Police identified the narcotics smuggler as Amjad Latief son of Abdul Latief, a resident of Thara Mohalla, Bhaderwah.
SSP Doda Arif Reshu said police parties captured the narcotics smuggler at a naka laid outside the degree college road at 3 pm.
From the possession of narcotics smugglers, police recovered 20 boxes containing 4200 intoxicant capsules and four bottled of syrup.
He had smuggled the consignment from outside the State for selling it in Bhaderwah and other parts of Doda district, Mr Reshu said.
A case against the accused has been registered vide FIR No. 33/2012 under Sections 8/21/22 NDPS Act in Bhaderwah police station.
Additional SP Bhaderwah PR Bhagat and SDPO Bhaderwah Jameel Ahmed Choudhary led police parties, which made the arrest, under the supervision of Mr Reshu.