The police on Monday arrested a drug peddler with 24 bottles of foreign-made liquor and later recovered 679 bottles of liquor following information extorted from him.

The police nabbed Amanullah from Gadola Chowk in Shaukatabad Colony and took him to police station for interrogation. The peddler told the police about the stock of liquor stored in a house in Shaukatabad. Acting on the tip-off, the police raided a house and recovered 679 bottles of liquor from there. An accused also fled away when he saw the police at the scene.

The police have registered a case against Amanullah and his accomplice Sadiq Khera, a resident of Uch Sharif and started raids for his arrest.