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Two drug peddlers arrested

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Srinagar: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Police in Kulgam have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession, a police spokesman said.

He said that a police party headed by SHO Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Shampora Crossing, arrested two drug peddlers identified as Khalid Mohammad son of Bashir Ahmad Itoo resident of Kurigam and Balvinder Singh son of Soran Singh resident of Behri Gurdaspora, Punjab.

During the search, 05 Kg of Poppy Straw concealed in a nylon bag was recovered from their possession. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody, said the spokesman.

He further said that accordingly, a Case FIR Number 139/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Qazigund and an investigation has been initiated.





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