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4 arrested with arms, ammunition in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Four persons have been arrested and arms and were

seized from their possession in Jammu and Kashmir's district, police said today.

Continuing its efforts to weed out drug menace from the society, a special team of Police Station Karnah, assisted by the Border Security Force, laid a check-point at Saidpora in the Karnah area of north district, a police said.

He said during checking, two vehicles were intercepted and about 12 kg of contraband substance was seized from the possession of and -- both residents of the Nawagabra area of Karnah.

While carrying out the search of a third vehicle, the said.

Two AK-56 rifles, two magazines and some AK-56 rounds were also seized from them, he said.

The said that they were identified as and -- both residents of the Hajitarah area of Karnah.

All the four persons have been arrested and case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered, he said, adding that further investigations are underway.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 16:50 IST