Kupwara Tops Druggists Arrested Since Jan Ist

SRINAGAR: Continuing its drive against the menace of drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir police have 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. (KNS)

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