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Constable arrested for possessing heroin in Jammu

A police constable was arrested here with 20 gram heroin, a police said today.

He was identified as Special Grade Constable of 7th battalion of JK Armed Police Nisar Ahmed, a resident of south Kashmir’s Pulwama, they said. The arrest was made yesterday by a police team during a routine security check.

He tried to escape but the team chased and caught hold of him, they said, adding 20 grams of heroin was recovered from his possession.

A case has been registered at Gandhi Nagar Police Station and further investigation is on, they said.