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Narcotics, pistol magazine seized in Kupwara, one held

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Srinagar: A man was arrested and narcotics, cash and a pistol magazine were recovered from his possession in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

Acting on specific information about narcotic substance, arms and ammunition in the possession of two brothers — Sajid Khan and Majid Khan, residents of the Cheterkote area of the north Kashmir district, security forces launched a search operation there, a police spokesman said.

He said the services of a tracker dog from the BSF were also utilised in the operation.

Incriminating material, including 500 grams of heroin-like substance, a pistol magazine, Rs 1.07 lakh cash, 12 syringes and a small weighing scale were recovered from the house of the accused, the spokesman said.

Sajid Khan was arrested, while his brother Majid Khan is yet to be arrested, he said.

A case has been registered and investigation in the matter is underway, the spokesman said.

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