Smuggler arrested with 580 kg poppy straw

Smuggler arrested with 580 kg poppy straw
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Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday apprehended an inter-state smuggler after recovering 580 kilograms of poppy straw from his truck 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 wasintercepted on a specific information near Rajbagh along the Jammu-PathankoteNational Highway in Kathua district, the official said.

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