Inter-state narco smuggler arrested in Kathua with 580 kg poppy straw

The truck was on way to Punjab when it was intercepted on a specific information near Rajbagh along the Jammu-Pathankote National Highway in Kathua district, the official said.
Inter-state narco smuggler arrested in Kathua with 580 kg poppy straw
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Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday apprehended aninter-state smuggler after recovering 580 kilograms of poppy straw from histruck in Kathua district.

Sikhwinder Singh, a resident of Kapurthala area of Punjab,was arrested and booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS)Act after huge quantity of poppy straw was seized from the truck, a policeofficial said.

The truck was on way to Punjab when it was intercepted on aspecific information near Rajbagh along the Jammu-Pathankote National Highwayin Kathua district, the official said.

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