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Three suspected drug smugglers arrested in Kathua

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three suspected drug smugglers were arrested and around 57 kg poppy was seized in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Tuesday, officials said.

A police team intercepted a car at Rajbagh area in the district and seized 5 kg of the contraband, they said.

Two smugglers -- Gurcharan Singh and Sunil Kumar -- travelling in the car were arrested and on their information the police raided Manpreet Singh's house in Ramnagar, they said.

The police seized 52 kg poppy from Manpreet's residence.

A case has been registered against the three, they said.

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First Published: Wed, July 24 2019. 00:35 IST