3.52 quintal poppy straw seized, 2 arrested

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, Mar 5: Majalta Police today seized a Truck near Battal Morh and recovered 3.52 quintals poppy straw (Bhuki) besides arresting two accused persons in this regard.
A Police party, led by SHO Majalta, Inspector Ashiq Bukhari and SI Ravi, intercepted a Truck bearing registration number HP72A-2992. During thorough search of the vehicle, 3.50 quintal of poppy straw (Bhuki) was recovered.
The accused namely Des Raj son of Baldev Raj and Vinod Kumar son of Mohinder Kumar of Jogi Pangh (HP), who was transporting poppy straw from Kashmir Valley towards Jammu, were arrested on the spot and vehicle was also seized.
In this connection, a case under section 8/15 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Majalta against the accused persons.


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