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7 drug peddlers arrested with poppy, cannabis, heroin in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Seven suspected drug peddlers were arrested and 31 kg of poppy, and heroin was allegedly seized from them in four separate incidents in Jammu, the police said today.

A police party intercepted a truck coming from Rajouri to Jammu in Bakshinagar area of the city last evening and seized 22.5 kg of poppy, police officials said.

Two persons have been arrested and the truck has been impounded, they said.

In another incident, a police team seized nine kg of poppy from a tempo which was on its way to Jammu from Kashmir, they said.

One passenger was arrested.

A police party today stopped one two-wheeler coming from Miran Sahib towards Satwari at Gadhigarh in the city. Five gm of heroine was seized from its driver following which a case was registered.

A police party acting on a specific information conducted a surprise check at Mishriwala in outskirts of the city and intercepted a car coming from Jammu, they said.

During a search of the three passengers, 270 gm of was seized.

Cases have been registered in all the incidents and further investigations are underway to ascertain the source and destination of the drug, they said.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 17:42 IST