Man held with 1-kg heroin in Poonch district

Jammu, October 15

A man was arrested with 1 kg of heroin in Poonch district on Thursday, officials said.

A police party intercepted a pedestrian at a checkpoint in the border belt of Mankote. During his search, the police recovered 1 kg of heroin from his possession, they said.

He was arrested and a case was registered, they added.

The delivery of the drug consignment from across the border could not be ruled out and police were investigating all the linkages, they said. — PTI

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