Man held with 42 kg of poppy straw in J&K's Udhampur

Kither resident was arrested by a police party during patrolling at Chenani Chowk

Man held with 42 kg of poppy straw in J&K's Udhampur

Photo for representational purpose only.

Jammu, November 21

The police on Saturday arrested a man in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district and recovered 42 kg of poppy straw from his possession, officials said.

Ashok Kumar, a resident of Kither, was arrested by a police party during patrolling at Chenani Chowk along with the contraband, said a police spokesperson.

A grinding machine and a weighing machine was also recovered from him.

Kumar was booked under the NDPS Act and further investigation is underway, said the spokesperson. PTI

 

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