Poppy recovered by police

Excelsior Correspondent

Poppy smugglers in police net.
Poppy smugglers in police net.

SRINAGAR, Aug 5: Police in south Kashmir’s Shopian district recovered huge quantity of poppy during frisking of a vehicle.
Station House Officer Shopian Ferooz Ahmad told Excelsior that during routine  checking between Peerpora and Ahgam in the district, police party  stopped a Piaggio load career and on searching recovered 70 kilograms (14 bags) of dried poppy husk.
The driver of the load carrier, Farooq Ahmad Mir and co-driver, Mehraj Ahmad Bhat have been arrested and further probe is on.


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