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Eight suspected drug peddlers arrested in JK

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Eight suspected drug peddlers, including two couples, were arrested Sunday after huge amounts of drugs and intoxicant capsules were found in their possession in separate operations in Rajouri, and districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Two couples -- and his wife Saima Akhter, of Chassana Reasi, and and his wife Parvez Akhtar, of -- were arrested after 6,480 intoxicant capsules and 40 bottles of banned syrup were found in their vehicle at Muradpur near district, an said.

Three suspected drug peddlers, Sahil Sharma, and Randhir Singh, were arrested in district after 4.5 grams of heroin was found in their possession during a routine inspection, he said.

The said another alleged drug peddler, of Punjab, was arrested after 30 kg poppy straw was found in his tanker during checking at Tapyal in district.

All the arrested persons were booked under the NDPS act and the contraband was seized, the added.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 20:45 IST