One held with poppy straw in Jammu

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Jammu, Jul 31: Police on Friday arrested a truck driver with contraband of poppy straw in Jhajjar Kotli here on city outskirts.

The accused was identified as Rahul Kumar, belonging to Bhagalpur, Bihar

Police said that during routine checking, intercepted a truck coming from Srinaga at Suketar in Jhajjar Kotli area and during thorough frisking, 30 packets of polythene which were concealed in specially designed cavity in the truck (30 kg) containing poppy straw, were recovered.

A case under NDPS Act was registered and further investigation was underway, police added.

 

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