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5 kg poppy straw recovered, accused held in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A suspected drug peddler was arrested after five kilograms of poppy straw was recovered from his possession in district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

Rahul Sharma, a resident of Pakhlai village, was arrested on a specific information from district town, a said.

He said that Sharma was moving under suspicious circumstances when he was intercepted by the police. A search led to the recovery of huge quantity of poppy straw.

A case has been registered at Police Station and further investigation taken up, the said.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 20:05 IST