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Inter-state narco smuggler arrested in Kathua with 580 kg poppy straw

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Press Trust of India Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday apprehended an inter-state smuggler after recovering 580 kilograms of poppy straw from his truck in Kathua district.
Sikhwinder Singh, a resident of Kapurthala area of Punjab, was arrested and booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after huge quantity of poppy straw was seized from the truck, a police official said.
The truck was on way to Punjab when it was intercepted on a specific information near Rajbagh along the Jammu-Pathankote National Highway in Kathua district, the official said.

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First Published: Jul 28 2019 | 5:00 PM IST

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