Man arrested with 600-kg poppy husk

Our Correspondent
Udhampur, September 23

The district police recovered 600 kg of poppy husk and arrested a smuggler here today.

Rajiv Pandey, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Udhampur, said a police party led by Inspector Vijay Singh Choudhary, Station House Officer (SHO), conducted a surprise checking of vehicles on the national highway at Jakhani Chowk, Udhampur. The police party intercepted a truck for checking.

During a thorough search, 600 kg of poppy straw was recovered from the possession of the driver, namely Lav Singh of Bareen, Gurdaspur, who was arrested on the spot. The police registered a case in this regard and started an investigation.