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Two drug peddlers arrested in Kupwara, contraband substance recovered: Police

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Srinagar: The J&K police have arrested two drug peddlers in Kupwara and recovered contraband substances from their possession, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

He said that the Police received specific information regarding smuggling of Narcotics in a vehicle (Tata Mobile) bearing registration number JK09C-1179 with two persons on board.

The persons were identified as Amjid Mir son of Mohammad Aslam Mir resident of Bijildar forward Jabdi and Mashkoor Ahmad Malik son of Ali Yaar Malik resident of Hajitra, travelling from Teetwal towards Taad.

“On receipt of this information, Police alongwith concerned Magistrate intercepted the said vehicle at a checkpoint established near Bandi,” he said.

He said that two kgs of Heroin-like substance concealed in two packets were recovered from the said vehicle during the search.

“Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. The Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized,” he said.

He said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been initiated.

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