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180 Kgs of poppy straw seized, two arrested in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:36

Srinagar: Two drug peddlers were arrested
from Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

Mehraj-ud-Din Dar and Mohammad Amin Dar were arrested
on a tip-off from their houses at Watchi-Shopian, 55 kms from
here, a police spokesman said.

On their disclosure, the house of one Farooq
Ahmad Teli was raided at Katrasoo in nearby Kulgam district,
he said adding that the search led to the recovery of 180
kilograms of poppy straw.

However, Teli managed to escape and a hunt was on to
nab him.


First Published: Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:36
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