Jammu: A suspected narcotics smuggler was arrested and 25 kg of poppy was seized from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, police said today.
Based on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a truck on highway at Jakhani belt last evening, a police officer said today.
During a search of the vehicle, 25 kg poppy was seized, he said, adding that the inter-state narcotics smuggler, Mohmmad Ashraf, of Punjab’s Malerkote was arrested.
The vehicle was also seized, he said.
A case has been registered at the Udhampur Police Station and further investigation was on, the officer said. PTI