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Suspected smuggler arrested with 25 kg poppy in Udhampur

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A suspected narcotics smuggler was arrested and 25 kg of poppy was seized from his possession in and Kashmir's district, police said today.

Based on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a truck on highway at Jakhani belt last evening, a said today.

During a search of the vehicle, 25 kg poppy was seized, he said, adding that the inter-state narcotics smuggler, Mohmmad Ashraf, of Punjab's was arrested.

The vehicle was also seized, he said.

A case has been registered at the Police Station and further investigation was on, the said.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 11:25 IST