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Police seizes psychotropic substance in Anantnag

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Srinagar: Police have seized psychotropic substances in the Bijbehara area of Anantnag, a police spokesperson informed Sunday.

He said acting on specific information, a team of Anantnag Police, Executive Magistrate and officers from District Drug Controller Anantnag recovered and seized 60 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from VRL Logistics (Courier company) situated at Halmullah. The consignment was ordered by an individual namely Riyaz Ahmad, resident of Hassanpora Bagh Frisal Kulgam, under the banner of a local chemist’s shop – Pharma House.

Pertinently, the license of Pharma House was cancelled and seized in February 2024 following a joint raid by Anantnag Police and the Drug Control Department Anantnag, following reports of the chemist engaging in the sale of banned narcotic drugs. A separate case was registered against the owner which is under investigation.





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