Chamba: The Chamba police today arrested a man on charges of drug peddling from Nakrot here and over 8 kg of cannabis was seized from him, an official said.
Mahesh Kumar was arrested from Nakrot in the Churah sub division.
The police seized 8.570 kg of cannabis from him, Chamba Superintendent of Police (SP) Monika Bhutungru said.
He has been booked under relevant provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the SP said.
The matter is being investigated, the officer said.
Yesterday, the Chamba police had arrested Jai Ram and seized 2.530 kg charas from him, the SP said.