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18 held for smuggling banned medicinal plants in Bandipora

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Srinagar, June 02: Bandipora police has seized approximately four quintals of banned medicinal plants locally known as Sheetkaar.

A police statement issued today said that the Bandipora police during separate naka checking in the jurisdiction of Police Stations Bandipora and Pethakot seized approximately 04 quintals of banned medicinal plants. These medicinal plants, Sheetkaar, were transported from Gurez in eight different vehicles.

18 accused persons were arrested and all the eight vehicles used in the commission of crime were also seized, said the statement.

In this regard, Bandipora police has registered 04 FIR’s, 02 each in Police Station Bandipora (FIR No.77/2018 under section 379 RPC, 06 F.Act, FIR No.78/2018 under section 379 RPC, 06 F.Act) and Police Station Pethakot (FIR No.06/2018 under section 379 RPC, 06 F.Act, FIR No.07/2018 under section 379 RPC, 06 F.Act).

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