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2 arrested with 43-kg poppy in J&K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The police today arrested two persons in district for allegedly possessing 43kg of poppy.

Acting on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a Punjab-bound truck in Roundomail area of the district, a said.

Around 43.5kg of poppy, recovered from the vehicle, was seized. Both the accused -- Surinder Singh, alias Shinda, and Navpreet Singh -- were arrested on the spot, the said.

A case has been registered against the duo and further investigation is on, he added.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 17:00 IST
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