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Six apprehended for drug-peddling in Rajouri

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Jammu, Mar 04: Six people, including two minors, were apprehended in separate cases for allegedly peddling drugs in Rajouri district, police said on Wednesday.

After receiving some inputs, a team of police raided some suspected locations in Thanamandi town of the border district on Tuesday evening and arrested four people, a police spokesman said.

Three separate cases under relevant sections of law have been registered against them.

Two more boys from the area have also been detained under preventive sections of law after they were found to be involved in unlawful activities, including narcotics trade, the spokesman said.

Rajouri SSP Chandan Kohli appealed to the civil society to share information about those involved in narcotics or drugs smuggling in their respective areas, assuring that their identity would be kept secret and strict against under law would be taken against the accused.