Raids were conducted at several places in Poonch and Mendhar on Tuesday night.
Jammu: Eight alleged drug peddlers were detained in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Davinder Gill, Chetan Gill, Akber, Abdul Ghani, Ashfaq, Samaya Din, Ramaveshwas and Ravind were detained under preventive detention orders issued by the magistrate of Poonch, said the police.
The police also added, "Raids were conducted at several places in Poonch and Mendhar on Tuesday night. The accused were booked for their alleged involvement in unlawful activities and drug peddling under the preventive detention sections."