Three notorious drug suppliers arrested in J-K’s Samba


Three alleged drug suppliers were caught while selling heroin to youth in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a police officer said.

Deepak Kumar alias “Deepu Punjabi”, Ashu Choudhary alias “Jatt” and Ajay Kumar were arrested from Gurha Morh, Vijaypur on a tip-off, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Benam Tosh said, adding that heroin, syringes and Rs 19,440 were recovered from their possession, He said the arrested persons are notorious heroin suppliers operating in Samba, adjoining Kathua and Jammu districts besides Himachal Pradesh.

“Several cases have been registered against Punjabi and Jatt in Jammu, Samba and Himachal Pradesh since the past many years,” the officer said.