Police Recover 950 Contraband Bottles In J&K, 4 Drug Peddlers Arrested

Upon intercepting a vehicle with no number plates, the police recovered 950 bottles of "Cocrex and Maxx" cough syrup-like contraband.

Police Recover 950 Contraband Bottles In J&K, 4 Drug Peddlers Arrested

The police arrested four persons, including three Delhi-based drug peddlers. (Representational)

Kathua:

The Kathua Police on Sunday recovered illegal 950 bottles of 100 ml each of Cocrex and Maxx cough syrup-like contraband and arrested four inter-state drug peddlers as well as seized one Range Rover at Govindsar in Jammu and Kashmir.

Acting on a tip-off, senior police official RC Kotwal said that a team of Kathua police intercepted a vehicle - the Range Rover - which did not have number plates.

On the interception, the police recovered 950 bottles of "Cocrex and Maxx" cough syrup-like contraband.

Later, the police arrested four persons, including three Delhi-based drug peddlers. They have been identified as Vikram Sharma (55), a driver, from Jammu and Sunny (38), Hrithik Soni (21), and Pardeep Sapra, all residents of Delhi.

A case has been registered under Sections 8, 21, 22, and 29 of the NDPS Act. 

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