Two arrested with 14.8 kg poppy straw in Samba, Jammu


Two persons were today arrested with contraband of narcotics in this winter capital of the state.

“One person identified as Kewal Krishan, resident of village Gudwal, Bishnah, Jammu was arrested from Pattli Morh, Bari Brahmana with 1.3 kg Poppy Straw (Bhuki),’’ police here said.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a raid was conducted in a house at village Kotli Shah Doula in R S Pura and one drug peddler was arrested with 13.5 Kgs of Poppy Straw, which he had kept for sale among youngsters, police said.

They said that the drug peddlers have been arrested while cases under NDPS Act are registered and investigations started.


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