Jammu: Two people, including a woman, were arrested on charges of drug peddling in separate operations in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Kishtwar districts, police said on Sunday.
The woman, a resident of Kheora village, was arrested when she was smuggling a consignment of drugs into Rajouri town, a police spokesman said.
He said the police were monitoring the woman’s activities after receiving inputs regarding her illegal activities.
“Subsequently, she was caught with 17 strips, containing 408 capsules, of a drug,” the spokesman said.
She was booked under relevant provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
In a separate operation, the spokesman said another alleged peddler was arrested from Kishtwar town and a “huge cache” of banned drugs were seized from his possession.
Nisar Ahmad of Kuchhan village used to sell drugs to students. He has been booked, the spokesman said.