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Drug peddler held in Pulwama

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Srinagar: Police have arrested a “notorious” drug peddler in Pulwama and recovered contraband substance and cash from his possession, a police spokesperson informed Saturday.

He said at a checkpoint established on Sirnoo Mooghama Road, police intercepted a vehicle (JK13F-6030) driven by one Feroz Ahmad Rather, son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather of Karimabad Pulwama. During the search, 75 bottles of Codeine Phosphate and cash of ₹39,050, which police said are “proceeds of narcotics”, were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and the vehicle seized, while a case has been registered for further investigation.

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