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Four drug peddlers held in JK; 19 kg drugs seized

PTI | Jammu |

Four suspected drug peddlers were arrested and 19 kg of poppy was seized from their possession, in two separate incidents here, police said on Monday.

In the first incident, two persons – Dharampal and Majid Dar- were arrested from a checkpoint in Pacca Danga area last night when they were entering the city from Srinagar.

A police team intercepted their vehicle and found 10 kg of poppy in their possession, police said.

In another incident, two persons were arrested from a bus stand here and nine kg of the contraband was seized from their possession, they said.

The accused have been identified as Gurmeet Singh and Shiv Dayal Rana, both residents of Punjab, police said.

A case has been registered in this regard, they added.