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Poppy husk worth over Rs 71 lakh seized in MP


Press Trust of India Mandsaur (MP)
The Narcotics Wing of Madhya Pradesh Police seized over 30 quintals of poppy husk, worth above Rs 71 lakh, in the district Friday, a senior official said.
Additional Director General of Police Ajay Kumar Sharma said a truck was intercepted at Singoli, about 120 km from here, following a tip-off.
The Narcotics Wing team found 350 bags of poppy husk in the truck, hidden under sacks of wheat flour.
Farsaram Vishnoi, a resident of Lohawat in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, was arrested and the truck was seized.
A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered against Vishnoi and further probe was on, Sharma said.

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 7:40 PM IST

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