Four drug peddlers held in Jammu, 3000 intoxicant capsules seized, says police

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Jammu: According to a police spokesperson, four alleged drug peddlers, including a resident of Punjab, were arrested along with heroin and intoxicant capsules in Jammu and Samba districts.

The spokesperson said, Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Punjab, was arrested by police near Bakshi Nagar area of the city last evening.  He added that the accused tried to flee but was successfully chased and arrested by police.

He further added that almost 3000 intoxicant capsules were seized from his possession, and a case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered against him.

In another incident, two more drug peddlers, Neeraj and Pankaj Kumar, were arrested during police checking near Rahya Morh in Vijaypur area of Samba district yesterday.

The two accused were also booked under sections of the NDPS Act after police seized two grams of heroin from their possession.

One more drug peddler, Som Dutt was arrested with 50 grams of charas and 88 capsules from Thandi Khuie area of the district, the spokesman informed.

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