Man held with 17 kg of poppy in Kathua

Police allegedly arrested a truck driver with 17 kg of poppy in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, officials said.
Man held with 17 kg of poppy in Kathua
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Police allegedly arrested a truck driver with 17 kg of poppy in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, officials said.

They added that the narcotics was being smuggled from Kashmir to Punjab. A police party intercepted the truck on the highway in the district.

As much as 17 kg of poppy was seized, police said.

The driver of the truck was arrested and a case was registered against him.

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