J&K Police arrests narcotic smuggler with Poppy straw

Police arrested one narcotic smuggler with poppy straw in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police spokesman said that during the routine checking at T Chowk in Banihal, teams intercepted one truck which was on its way from Srinagar towards Jammu.

During checking, approximately 30 Kg Poppy Straw was recovered from the possession of the accused driver identified as Ramesh Singh of Kither Kahbi Jagir, Ramban and he was arrested on the spot.
Pertinent to mention that during the preliminary questioning, the accused has confessed that he was illegally transporting the contraband substance towards Jammu.

A case has been registered and investigation started.