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ANTF Kashmir arrests 3 drug peddlers during two back-to-back operations

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Srinagar: ANTF Kashmir has arrested three drug peddlers and recovered a huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession.

ANTF Kashmir (a specialized unit to check the rising menace of drugs) under the supervision of SSP ANTF J&K has recovered a commercial quantity of 1 quintal and 93 Kgs of Poppy Straw in two back-to-back operations from 3 accused persons identified as Satnam Singh, Shiv Kumar both residents of Ludhiana Punjab and Arif Rashid Bhat resident of Yaripora in District Anantnag. 

The vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested drug peddlers were going to sell the same contraband among the youth and other drug peddlers in and outside the UT of J&K.

Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of the law have been registered at Police Station ANTF Kashmir and an investigation has been initiated.

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