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Drug Abuse on rise in J&K as 1681 cases registered under NDPS in 2021: NCRB

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Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Sep 5: Drug abuse cases in Jammu and Kashmir are on rise as 35 percent more cases under NDPS were filed last compared to 2020.

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The report states that 1,222 cases under NDPS, 1985 act were registered in J&K in 2020, however, the number has increased to 1,681 in 2021.

In 2020, among 1,222 cases registered, 289 cases were those where a convict was found to be in possession of drugs for personal use or consumption while 933 cases were found to be in possession of drugs for trafficking….

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