SUNDERBANI: Police on Saturday arrested a man who was found carrying a consignment of narcotics powder in Sunderbani area of the district.

Additional SP Nowshera Girdhari Lal Sharma said that a team of police headed by Station House Officer Sunderbani Sanjeev Slathia was on routine patrolling in the area to enforce lockdown restrictions when a man was seen walking along road who entered roadside locality soon after noticing police patrolling party.

Addl SP Nowshera said that cops on duty chased the man and later detained him. During frisking, a consignment of 133.88 grams of Charas like substance was recovered from his possession.

Accused identified as Shazad Qureshi, son of Mohammad Fazal Qureshi, resident of Saaj Thannamandi was arrested and a case FIR No 37/20 under sections 8 and 20 NDPS Act  was registered in Sunderbani Police Station.