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Man from Punjab held in JK for carrying 14 kg of poppy straw

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A man from was arrested in district of today, following the recovery of 14 kgs of poppy straw from his possession.

Acting on a specific information, a check-point was set up at Qazigund in district, a said, adding that during checking, the accused, who was carrying a nylon bag, was intercepted.

A search led to the recovery of 14 kgs of poppy straw from the possession of the accused, identified as Salam Din, a resident of Maler Kotla in Punjab, the said.

The accused was arrested and booked under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, he added.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 17:40 IST