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Woman among 2 drug peddlers held in JK

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Two people, including a woman, were arrested on charges of drug peddling in separate operations in and Kashmir's and districts, police said today.

The woman, a resident of Kheora village, was arrested when she was smuggling a consignment of drugs into town, a said.

He said the police were monitoring the woman's activities after receiving inputs regarding her illegal activities.

"Subsequently, she was caught with 17 strips, containing 408 capsules, of a drug," the said.

She was booked under relevant provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

In a separate operation, the said another alleged peddler was arrested from town and a "huge cache" of banned drugs were seized from his possession.

Nisar Ahmad of Kuchhan village used to sell drugs to students. He has been booked, the spokesman said.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 09:30 IST