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Police arrests three drug peddlers from Kulgam, Awantipora

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Srinagar: Police have arrested three drug peddlers from Kulgam and Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from their possession, a police spokesman said.

He said that in Kulgam, police at a checkpoint established at Amnoo intercepted two suspicious persons and during checking, recovered 200gms of Charas from their possession.

They were identified as Shafiq Ahmad Rather and Aarif Ahmad Rather both residents of Ashmuji Kulgam. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kulgam where they remain in custody, said the spokesman.

In yet another incident, police in Awantipora arrested a drug peddler identified as Manzoor Ahmad Rather resident of Chandhara Pampore from village Kawanni Reshipora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Awantipora.

During checking, police were able to recover 5.5 kgs of cannabis powder from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where he remains in custody.

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