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Drug peddler held with 8 kgs of poppy in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An alleged drug peddler was arrested with eight kilograms of poppy in Jammu, police said on Thursday.

The accused was identified as Mohammad Tariq Hassan, a native of West Bengal, they said.

A police party intercepted a suspicious pedestrian for checking in Panjtirthi belt. After a search, eight kilograms of poppy was recovered from his possession, the police said.

A case has been registered against the accused at Pacca Danga police station and an investigation is underway, they said.

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First Published: Fri, November 08 2019. 00:00 IST