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Man arrested for supplying poppy straw in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man was arrested here for allegedly supplying straw, with the police seizing 102 kg of the contraband.

On May 8, the police learnt that a man would be coming near Peer Baba Mazar, Sarai Pipal Thala, Delhi, in a truck with a huge quantity of straw.

A trap was laid and the accused, Santokh Singh, was nabbed.

He got involved in drug trafficking to earn easy money, said Alok Kumar, of police(Crime).

He used to procure straw from and bring it to Delhi, the said.

Singh supplied it to tempo and truck drivers, and other users here, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 20:25 IST