Atleast four men arrested with 2 kg heroin in J-K’s Bhadarwah

 Four alleged drug peddlers were arrested with 2 kg of heroin in their possession, worth over Rs 5 crore in the international market, in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

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Bhadarwah: Four alleged drug peddlers were arrested with 2 kg of heroin in their possession, worth over Rs 5 crore in the international market, in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

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A private car heading to Bhadarwah was stopped for checking at Kulsari on Doda-Bhadarwah Road around 11.30 pm on Friday, leading to the recovery of the narcotic substance and the arrest of its four occupants, a police officer said.

Terming the recovery and arrest of the peddlers as a “major success”, the officer said the heroin was found concealed in two bags, each weighing 1.05 kg and 950 grams.

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The arrested persons were identified as Asadulah Ahangar and Riaz Ahmed, both residents of Anantnag district of south Kashmir, and Mohammad Shafi and Sultan Mohammad of Gandoh area in Doda.

A case was registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and further investigation is on, the officer added

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(PTI)

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