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Narcotics, pistol magazine seized in Kupwara; 1 held

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Srinagar: A man was arrested and narcotics, cash, and a pistol magazine were recovered from his possession in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

Acting on specific information about the narcotic substance, arms, and ammunition in the possession of two brothers — Sajid Khan and Majid Khan, residents of the Cheterkote area of the north Kashmir district, security forces launched a search operation there, a police spokesman said.

He said the services of a tracker dog from the BSF were also utilized in the operation.

Incriminating material, including 500 grams of the heroin-like substance, a pistol magazine, Rs 1.07 lakh cash, 12 syringes, and a small weighing scale were recovered from the house of the accused, the spokesman said.

Sajid Khan was arrested, while his brother Majid Khan is yet to be arrested, he said.

A case has been registered and an investigation into the matter is underway, the spokesman said.


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Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.

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