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5 smugglers arrested in J-K; 35 kg poppy straw seized, 13 bovines rescued

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Five suspected narcotics and bovine smugglers have been arrested after a large quantity of was seized and 13 domestic animals were rescued in separate operations in region, police said Tuesday.

and were arrested in Nud village of Samba district Tuesday when they were trying to smuggle 13 bovines to via the Samba-Mansar road, an said.

They were booked under relevant sections of the law, he said.

The added that three suspected drug smugglers were arrested on Monday.

Mohammad Khalil, a resident of Punjab, was arrested after 30 kg was found in his truck at Flata-Rehambal along the in district, he said.

Amit Kumar, a resident of Sial Sallan village, was arrested in after five kg was found in his possession, the said.

was arrested when eight grams of a banned was found on him during checking at the Dhani Dhar Bowli morh in district, he said.

All three were booked under the NDPS Act and further investigation was on, the added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:05 IST