War on drugs, JK Police arrests 53 drugs peddlers in two months

War on drugs, JK Police arrests 53 drugs peddlers in two months

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Srinagar,February,28 2017,CNS: Continuing its drive against the menace of drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested 53 drug peddlers in  two month this year across the valley.

Among these drug peddlers, 10 have been arrested from Budgam, 3 in Awantipora, 10 in Kupwara, 8 in Kulgam, 6 in Anantnag, 6 in Pulwama, 5 in Srinagar, 4 in Baramulla and 1 in Bandipora.

01 kilogram of Heroine, 1.5 kilogram of brown sugar, 7925 bottle of codeine phosphate, 131,237 tablets of prescription drugs, 10.02 kilograms of Charas and 40.3 kilograms of poppy straw were recovered from the possession of these drug peddlers.