Two held with 3 kgs of poppy in Jammu

Jammu: Two persons were arrested after three kgs of poppy were seized from their possession in Jammu city, police said on Friday.

The two bike-borne men, Mehmood Shah and Rohit Kumar, tried to evade a police checkpoint but were intercepted.

After checking, police seized three kg of poppy from their possession and arrested them.

Police said the duo were travelling from R S Pura to Jammu city and were planning to to sell the illegal consignment in the jurisdiction of Satwari police station.