Another person -- Ranjit Singh Choudhary, alias Rinku -- was riding a motorcycle when he was intercepted by the police near his house in Gangyal area on Jammu-Pathakote national highway late last night, a police official said.
Rinku, wanted in an attempt-to-murder case registered against him last year, tried to speed away on seeing the police, but was chased and arrested along with 15 grams of heroin, the official said.
The accused revealed that he had brought a consignment of heroin from Punjab and was selling it among the youth in the city, the spokesperson said, adding that more recoveries and arrests are expected from his disclosure.
All the three arrested persons were booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, he said.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson added that 10 persons were arrested from Samba district today, on charges of gambling and Rs 6,500 was recovered during the raid.