Interstate drug peddler among four held in Jammu

Jammu: Four people, including an alleged interstate drug peddler, were Thursday arrested as part of a drive against the drug menace and illicit liquor, police said.
An interstate drug peddler, hailing from the Hoshiarpur area of Punjab, was arrested along with 10 kilograms of poppy straw at Kanjwani chowk on the outskirts of Jammu this morning, a police spokesman said.
Two people were arrested along with 25 liters of illicit liquor during a raid at Nandpur Tibba village in the RS Pura area of Jammu, the spokesman said, adding 100 litres of ‘lahan’ (raw material used of manufacturing illicit liquor) was also destroyed during the operation.
He said a woman was also nabbed during a raid at Joujan village and two litres of country liquor was seized from her possession. PTI

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