UDHAMPUR, Dec 30: Chenani police arrested a driver along with 10 kilograms of poppy straw.
As per police sources, on specific information, a team from Chenani Police Station laid a naka and intercepted a truck bearing registration number HR55H-3315.
During checking, police recovered 10 kilograms of poppy straw from the vehicle and arrested the driver.
The accused has been identified as Inderjeet Singh, son of Mohinder Singh, a resident of district Hoshyarpur, Punjab.
A case under FIR Number 163/17 under Section 8/15 Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered at Police Station Chenani and investigation started to ascertain the source of the consignment.
Police team led by SHO Chenani Inspector Paramjeet Singh made the arrest under the supervision of SDPO Chenani Chanderjit Singh, Additional SP Udhampur Feisal Qureshi and SSP Udhampur Raies Mohammad Bhat.