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J-K: 3 arrested with drugs in Kishtwar, Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three people were arrested on charges of drug smuggling and peddling from and Kishtwar districts today, the police said.

The police started tracking some people two weeks ago after receiving information that they were engaged in the extraction, purchase, transport and sale of cannabis in Kishtwar, he said.

The official said that the police started keeping a tab on their movement and during a vehicle checking drive intercepted two persons today.

During a search, the police seized 1.2 kg of cannabis from them, he said, adding that they were arrested on the spot.

SSP, Kishtwar, Abrar Chowdhary said that the duo used to purchase and transport drugs to Thathri and Kishtwar towns.

In another incident, the police arrrested a person and seized 35 grams of heroin from him in Digiana Pulli in city.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 21:40 IST