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3 drug peddlers nabbed with over 9 kg poppy

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three alleged drug peddlers have been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir after over nine kilograms of poppy was recovered from them in separate incidents, police said Thursday.

On Wednesday, a person named Tariq Ahmed was intercepted in Poonch district and 8.50 kg of poppy was seized from him, an official said.

In another incident, a patrolling team near Dhaleri bridge in Jammu district intercepted two persons -- Bajju Ram Sharma and Ashok Kumar Sharma -- and recovered 840 grams of poppy, the police said.

Cases have been registered in both the incidents and an investigation is on, the official said.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 13:55 IST