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Jammu Police identifies 14 ‘drug hot spots’ areas

Jammu, Apr 7 (UNI) Highlighting various efforts aimed at eliminating the drug menace in the city, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Jammu, Vinod Kumar, said on Sunday that 14 locations have been identified as ‘drug hot spots’.
He said that this year so far 71 cases related to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act were registered and 85 peddlers arrested along with large quantities of contraband substances, primarily heroin.
“We have identified 14 locations as drug hot spots in the city and carried out 85 raids at these places, besides increasing the presence of manpower. These locations were also brought under increased surveillance of district special branch officials,” the SSP said in a press conference here this evening.
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