Srinagar, June 2 -- Police in Baramulla have registered 95 cases under NDPS Act and arrested 171 drug peddlers including 44 "hard-core" drug peddlers who have been booked under PIT NDPS in the first five months of 2024, a police spokesperson informed in a statement Saturday.

He said contraband and psychotropic substances worth Rs 51.62 crores "in black market" have also been recovered and seized.

Police have also seized 15 vehicles which were used for drug trafficking in the district.

During the past five months, illegal properties of 16 "notorious" drug peddlers worth Rs 5.5 crores have also been attached, spokesperson said.

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