POONCH, Aug 7: The police arrested one person and recovered 2.5 Kg poppy straw from him at Poshana on Mughal road today.
Officials said that during routine checking, Police Party of PP Poshana, signalled one truck to stop which was coming from Kulgam and moving towards Jammu.
On seeing Police Party the driver started acting suspiciously and tried to flee, but acting swiftly Police party overpowered them.
On questioning he disclosed his identity as Hardeep Singh, son of Sher Singh, hailing from Heeran, in Ludhiana, Punjab.
During checking of the vehicle around 2.5kg bukki (poppy straw) was recovered.
The accused was arrested on the spot after completing all legal formalities.
In this connection a case FIR NO. 240/2022 u/s 8/15 NDPS Act stands registered at P/S Surankote and investigation launched.