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2 drug-peddlers held in Kupwara

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Srinagar, Mar 02: Police have arrested two alleged drug-peddlers from Kupwara district in north Kashmir and recovered contraband substance from their possession, an officer said on Monday.

“Officers on a checkpoint at Adoora Bridge in the jurisdiction of Police Station Qalamabad intercepted one person identified as Ashiq Hussain War, resident of Chak Adoora, and recovered 200 gms of ‘charas’ (cannabis) from his possession,” the police officer said.

He said War was arrested and shifted to Qalamabad Police Station where he remains in custody.

In a similar operation, the police arrested one Abdul Majeed Lone at Humpora in Kralgund area of Kupwara and recovered 1.1 kilograms of cannabis from him.