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Couple arrested for drug peddling in J-K's Kulgam

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A couple, allegedly involved in large-scale sale of synthetic drugs to youths, was arrested with 10 kilograms of poppy in and Kashmir's district on Monday, police said.

The duo, identified as Mallipora Devsar resident Sabzar Ahmad Rather alias Raja and his wife, was arrested in Qazigund area of during a police check. The contraband drugs were also recovered from them, a said.

They were arrested for drug peddling during the checking at Akhran Bridge Mirbazar, he said.

A case has been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the said, adding that the matter is being probed further.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 15:15 IST