Drug peddler held with 72kg poppy in Jammu


Jammu:A notorious drug peddler was arrested with 72.5 kg poppy in his vehicle during a routine checking, police said Thursday.

The vehicle was intercepted at TCP Nagrota here on Wednesday night, they said.

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The driver, identified as Farooq Ahmed, a resident of Anantnag district, was arrested after the poppy was found in the vehicle, officials said.

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, they said.