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40 kgs of poppy seized in Kathua

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A truck carrying 40 of poppy was seized Friday in and Kashmir's Kathuadistrict, police said.

Acting on a tip off, a police party intercepted the truck at Lakhanpur area and recovered five boxes containing poppy, they said.

The truck was on its way to Punjab, police said, adding that the driver, of Jagraon, Ludhiana, was arrested.

A case was registered under the NDPS Act, police said.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:15 IST