Five alleged drug peddlers were arrested along with a man who was illegally cultivating opium on his farm in separate operations in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The opium field was destroyed and the land owner, Ghulam Qadir, was arrested and booked under relevant sections of the law, he added.
In a separate operation, an inter-state drug peddler, Toni Kumar, was arrested after 100 grams of heroin was seized from his possession during checking in Banihal area of Ramban district, the officer said.
Another drug peddler, Kameshwar Singh, was arrested along with five kg of poppy straw from the same place, the officer said.
All the five drug peddlers were booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and are presently being questioned, the officer said.
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