Poonch, Apr 1 (PTI) Police today arrested two drug peddlers and recovered one kg of heroin from their possession in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Two persons were held during a checking in Mendhar tehsil of the district and one kg of heroin was recovered from their possession, a police officer said.
The drug peddlers have been identified as Masood Ahmed and Javed Iqbal, he said, adding they were arrested and a case under NDPS Act was registered against them.
In another incident, police arrested two persons and recovered five kg of poppy straw from their possession in the Poonch.
They have been identified as Harmeet Singh alias Bhagga and Vimal Kumar alias Pintu, the officer said, adding a case under NDPS Act has been registered against them and further investigations are underway.
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