1.5 ton narcotics seized in 20 days: IGP

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JAMMU, Mar 5: Asserting that noose has been tightened against drug peddlers, Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone Dr S D Singh Jamwal today said that 1.50 ton narcotics has been seized from various districts of the Jammu region in 20 days.
IGP said this while interacting with media persons here today.
He said that after assuming the charge as IGP Jammu Zone he initiated a drive against narcotics smuggling and police have got fruitful results.
“Police team early this morning intercepted a truck on way from Pampore Kashmir to Jallandhar near Majalta in Udhampur district”, Dr Singh said, adding that during frisking of the vehicle, 3.50 quintals of poppy straw was recovered from the vehicle and two persons.
Yesterday two persons including a police cop was arrested with 800 grams charas and police is investigation the case to ascertain from where the cop arranged the consignment, IGP said, adding that several police stations including Gangyal, Bus Stand, etc also recovered narcotics and arrested the drug peddlers.
The drive against drug dealers will continue, he asserted.