Man Arrested With 4 Kg Poppy Straw In Budgam

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SRINAGAR — A man was arrested today and about four kg of poppy straw was seized from him in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

During routine checking of vehicles, a truck bearing Jammu registration was intercepted at Alipora, Chadoora in central Kashmir district, a police spokesperson said.

The driver — identified as Balvinder Singh — a resident of Hoshiarpur, Punjab was arrested and the vehicle seized, he said.

The spokesperson said a case under Section 08/15 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been registered and an investigation is underway. 

Drug peddler arrested in Udhampur

A man was arrested on charges of drug peddling and 100 grams of cannabis was seized from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, a police official said today.

Acting on a tip-off, a police party intercepted the man, identified as Ashok Kumar, last evening, he said.

A case was registered against the accused, he added. (PTI)

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