Three drug peddlers held in Jammu

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Jammu: Two alleged drug peddlers were arrested Friday with 28 grams of heroin and Rs 2.80 lakh in cash from Jammu city, police said.
A police party, which was on a routine duty of checking of vehicles, saw two pedestrians escaping under suspicious circumstances, a police officer said.
They tried to run away but were caught and 28 grams of heroin was recovered from them besides cash of Rs 2.80 lakh, he said, adding a case has been registered against them.
Meanwhile police arrested a man and seized 1 kg poppy husk from his vehicle in Rajouri district, an official said Friday.
A police team intercepted a tempo traveller in Manjakote area and seized poppy husk from the vehicle during checking, the official said. Yaser Arafat, the driver, was arrested and a case was registered. —PTI