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23 Aug 2019, 21:21 HRS IST
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  • Three drug peddlers held in J-K

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19:45 HRS IST

Jammu, Feb 11 (PTI)
Three suspected drug peddlers were arrested in separate cases after a huge consignment of intoxicant drugs was recovered from them in Samba and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Monday.

Suraj Paul, a resident of Ramgarh was arrested with 275 intoxicant tablets in Samba district's Vijaypur on Monday, a police spokesman said.

Another suspected drug peddler, Ashok Kumar of Ramgarh was held with 210 intoxicant capsules from Kamala area of Samba, he said.

In Ramban district, Kulbir Singh, a resident of Duthan village, was arrested on Sunday after recovery of 401 intoxicating injections and 1,920 such tablets during frisking near the court complex.

During interrogation, Singh revealed that he often sells intoxicating injections and tablets to youths on exorbitant rates, he said.

A case has been registered against the three accused under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, the spokesman added.

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