Two drug peddlers arrested in Jammu, Doda: Police
Jammu:Two alleged drug peddlers were arrested along with poppy straw and charas in separate operations in Doda and Jammu districts, police claimed today.
Gurpreet, hailing from Punjab, was arrested during vehicle checking at Manda Naka in Pacca Danga area of the city this afternoon, a police spokesman said.
Singh tried to escape when the police stopped his vehicle for checking but was overpowered and arrested after nine kgs of poppy straw was recovered from his possession, he said.
In another operation, a drug peddler was arrested from Kahara bridge near Gandoh in Doda district last evening and some 'charas' was recovered from him, he said.
Both the drug peddlers were booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, the police spokesman said.