Man held, over 100 kgs Poppy straw recovered in Budgam

Man held, over 100 kgs Poppy straw recovered in Budgam

Srinagar: Budgam police arrested a man and recovered Poppy straw over hundred kilograms on his instance.

Budgam police during Naka checking at Yarisutru, Khansahib apprehended a man carrying a gunny bag. On its checking Police recovered 10 Kilograms of Poppy Straw. The arrested man was identified as Ghulam Hussain Bhat son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat resident of Yarisutru.

Budgam Police registered a case FIR number 9/2016 under section 08/18 NDPS Act in Police Station Khan Sahib and further investigation was taken up.

During the investigation, the accused revealed that he has dumped a huge quantity of Poppy Straw at his home. Accordingly SDPO Khansahib, Naib Tehsildar Khansahib, DYSP Ops Budgam and SHO Police station Khansahib rushed to the house and recovered poppy straw packed in bags weighting 100 Kilograms. Further investigation in this regard is going on.

News sourced from- Police Media Centre Kashmir

Representational Pic (Image Courtesy- Online Media Sources)

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