Five drug peddlers arrested in North Kashmir

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Srinagar, Feb 22 (PTI) Five alleged drug peddlers weretoday arrested in north Kashmir''s Baramulla district and overfive kilograms of cannabis worth Rs five lakh was recoveredfrom their possession.

"Police laid a naka near main bus stand in Baramullatown and detained three persons moving around in suspiciouscircumstances after they tried to escape from the spot," apolice spokesman said.

He said during a body frisk of the three persons, fivekilograms of cannabis, with a value of nearly Rs five lakh,wasrecovered from their possession.

They were identified as Abdul Rashid Najar, Nisar AhmadKhan and Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Magray.

A case under relevant sections of Narcotics Drugs andPsychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered againstthe accused.

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