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Drug peddler arrested after complaint by tourists: Police

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Srinagar: Tourist Police Station Srinagar arrested a drug peddler following a complaint by tourists, a police spokesperson said here on Sunday.

He said the police received a written complaint from tourists of Jaipur regarding malpractice done with them by a taxi driver of Batote, Jammu.

On receiving the complaint, tourist police swung into action and started the investigation, he said. “During the investigation, the taxi driver, found in suspicious circumstances, was checked. On checking the vehicle, 01 kilogram of poppy straw concealed in three polythene bags was recovered.”

Accordingly, Police Station Kothibagh was informed and subsequently case FIR number 68/2018 under section 8/15 NDPS Act was registered and investigation has been taken up, he added.

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