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Jammu: Drug peddler held with heroin and cash

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An alleged drug was arrested along with 10 grams of and Rs 2.25 lakh here in the district, police said today.

The was arrested after a brief chase yesterday in the posh Gandhi Nagar locality, a said.

According to the spokesman, yesterday when a police team was busy searching vehicles, as part of the state's ongoing drive against drugs, a pedestrian on seeing them tried to escape from the spot.

However, he was soon chased down by the police and the search of his belongings led to the recovery of drugs and money, the added.

An FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered against the accused, the said, adding that the police is investigating the matter for further details.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 13:20 IST